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Brenda De Banzie

Years active  1951-1971
Name  Brenda Banzie

Role  Actress
Children  Antony Marsh
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Born  28 July 1909 (1909-07-28) Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Died  March 5, 1981, Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Spouse  Alexander Marsh (m. 1934–1981)
Parents  Dorothy De Banzie, Edward Thomas De Banzie
Movies  The Man Who Knew Too Much, Hobson's Choice, The Pink Panther, The Entertainer, The Purple Plain
Similar People  Ralph Thomas, Harold Brighouse, Robert Parrish, David Lean, Tony Richardson

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Brenda Doreen Mignon de Banzie (28 July 1909 – 5 March 1981) was a British actress of stage and screen.

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She was the daughter of Edward Thomas de Banzie, conductor and musical director, and his second wife Dorothy (née Lancaster), whom he married in 1908. In 1911, the family lived in Salford, Lancashire.

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She appeared as Maggie Hobson in the David Lean film version of Hobson's Choice (1954) with John Mills and Charles Laughton, set in Salford. Laughton allegedly didn't like de Banzie because she wasn't getting 'her part right'. De Banzie was also upstaging Laughton who was, by all accounts, a notorious upstager himself.

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Her most notable film role was as Phoebe Rice, the hapless wife of comedian Archie Rice (played by Laurence Olivier), in the 1960 film version of John Osborne's The Entertainer. She had also appeared on Broadway in the original play, for which she received a Tony Award nomination.

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Other memorable film roles included The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and The Pink Panther (1963), directed by Blake Edwards.

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She died at the age of 71 due to complications following brain surgery.

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Selected filmography

  • The Long Dark Hall (1951) - Mrs. Rogers
  • I Believe in You (1952) - Mrs. Hooker
  • Private Information (1952) - Dolly
  • Never Look Back (1952) - Molly Wheeler
  • The Yellow Balloon (1953) - Fruit Stall Customer (uncredited)
  • A Day to Remember (1953) - Mrs. Collins
  • Don't Blame the Stork (1954) - Evelyn Steele
  • Hobson's Choice (1954) - Maggie Hobson
  • What Every Woman Wants (1954) - Sarah
  • The Purple Plain (1954) - Miss McNab
  • The Happiness of Three Women (1954) - Jane Price
  • As Long as They're Happy (1955) - Stella Bentley
  • A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) - 'Lady' Ruby
  • Doctor at Sea (1955) - Muriel Mallet
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) - Lucy Drayton
  • House of Secrets (1956) - Mme. Isabella Ballu
  • Passport to Shame (1958) - Aggie
  • Too Many Crooks (1959) - Lucy
  • The 39 Steps (1959) - Nellie Lumsden
  • The Entertainer (1960) - Phoebe Rice
  • The Mark (1961) - Gertrude Cartwright
  • Flame in the Streets (1961) - Nell Palmer
  • Come September (1961) - Margaret Allison
  • A Pair of Briefs (1962) - Gladys Worthing
  • I Thank a Fool (1962) - Nurse Drew
  • The Pink Panther (1963) - Angela Dunning
  • Pretty Polly (1967) - Mrs. Innes-Hook
  • References

    Brenda de Banzie Wikipedia


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