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Kay Walsh

British actress (1911–2005) | Oliver Twist (1948), In Which We Serve (1942), The October Man (1947)

British character actress, former leading lady

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Born in London, Walsh trained in West End revue. Married (1940-49) director David Lean.

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The Mind of Mr. Reeder (1939)
Peggy Gillette
Sons of the Sea (1939)
Alison Devar
The Missing People (1940)
Peggy Gillette
In Which We Serve (1942)
Freda Lewis
This Happy Breed (1944)
Queenie
The October Man (1947)
Molly Newman
Oliver Twist (1948)
Nancy
Stage Fright (1950)
Nellie Goode
Last Holiday (1950)
Mrs Poole
The Magnet (1950)
Mrs Brent
Encore (1951)
Miss Molly Reid
Hunted (1952)
Mrs Sykes
Meet Me Tonight (1952)
Lily Pepper: Red Peppers
Young Bess (1953)
Mrs Ashley
Lease of Life (1954)
Mrs Vera Thorne
The Rainbow Jacket (1954)
Barbara
Cast a Dark Shadow (1955)
Charlotte Young
Now and Forever (1956)
Miss Muir
The Horse’s Mouth (1958)
Dee Coker
Tunes of Glory (1960)
Mary Titterington
80,000 Suspects (1963)
Matron
The Beauty Jungle (1964)
Mrs Freeman
Scrooge (1970)
Mrs Fezziwig
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Born
Died
David Lean
Husband  m. 1940–1949 (divorced)

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