Siblings Lyndon Brook
|Name Faith Brook|
Years active 1941–2006
|Born 16 February 1922 (1922-02-16) York, England|
Died March 11, 2012, London, United Kingdom
Parents Mildred Evelyn, Clive Brook
Grandparents George Alfred Brook, Charlotte Mary Brook
Movies To Sir - with Love, Chase a Crooked Shadow, Eye of the Needle, Jungle Book, North Sea Hijack
Similar People Clive Brook, Lyndon Brook, Andrew V McLaglen, Zoltan Korda, Richard Marquand
Faith Brook (16 February 1922 – 11 March 2012) was an English actress who appeared on stage, in films and on television, generally in upper-class roles. She was the daughter of actor Clive Brook.
Although she was born in York, England, she was raised in Hollywood. Her father was the actor Clive Brook, and her brother Lyndon Brook was also an actor.
Brook was educated in Los Angeles, London and Gstaad, Switzerland. As a teenager, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Brook's screen debut came via a bit part in Suspicion (1941). Her first credited film appearance was The Jungle Book in 1942. The Encyclopedia of British Film described her as being cast "almost invariably in well-bred roles ..."
In September 1941, Brook debuted on stage inLottie Dundass in Santa Barbara.
During World War II, Brook served in Britain's Auxiliary Territorial Service. Following that, she acted in the Bristol Old Vic. Later, in London, she joined the company of The Old Vic.
She also appeared on stage in The Colour of Poppies and in Uncle Vanya in 2008.
Her Broadway credits include The Cocktail Party (1949), You Never Can Tell (1947), and Letters to Lucerne (1941).
Brook portrayed Julia Naughton in the American television series Claudia (1952). In Britain, she appeared on War and Peace on the BBC and The Irish RM on Channel 4, among other programs.
Brook was married to — and divorced from — first Charles Moffett and later Michael Horowitz. She had a son with Horowitz.
She was a supporter of the British Humanist Association.