Main title from Train of Events (1949) featuring Valerie Hobson

Valerie Hobson

British actress (1917–1998) | Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), Great Expectations (1946), Contraband (1940)

British leading actress in dignified and disciplined ladylike roles

Mini Biography

Born in Larne, Northern Ireland, and raised in Hampshire, Valerie Hobson trained as a dancer and studied at RADA. At the age of 17, she signed a contract with Universal and spent two years in Hollywood before returning to England, where she was put under contract by Alexander Korda.

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No Exit (1936)
Laura Anstey
The Drum (1938)
Mrs Carruthers
Q Planes (1939)
Kay Lawrence
The Spy in Black (1939)
The School Mistress
Contraband (1940)
Mrs Sorensen
Unpublished Story (1942)
Carol Bennett
Great Expectations (1946)
Estella
The Years Between (1946)
Diana Wentworth
Blanche Fury (1948)
Blanche Fury
The Small Voice (1948)
Eleanor Byrne
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Edith
Train of Events (1949)
Stella
The Interrupted Journey (1949)
Carol North
The Rocking Horse Winner (1949)
Hester Grahame
Who Goes There! (1952)
Alex Cornwall
The Voice of Merrill (1952)
Alycia Roche
Meet Me Tonight (1952)
Stella Cartwright: Ways and Means
The Card (1952)
Countess of Chell
Background (1953)
Barbie Lomax
Knave of Hearts (1954)
Catherine Ripois
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Personal Details

Born
Died
Anthony Havelock-Allan
Husband  m. 1939–1952 (divorced)

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