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Jean Cadell

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Occupation  Actress
Spouse(s)  Percival Clarke
Role  Character actress
Children  John Cadell
Years active  1912-1962
Name  Jean Cadell
Grandchildren  Simon Cadell
Siblings  Francis Cadell
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Born  13 September 1884 (1884-09-13) Edinburgh, Scotland
Died  September 24, 1967, London, United Kingdom
Movies  Whisky Galore!, Pygmalion, David Copperfield, I Know Where I'm Going!, Love from a Stranger
Similar People  Simon Cadell, Francis Cadell, Anthony Asquith, Alexander Mackendrick, Cecil Hepworth

Jean Cadell (13 September 1884 – 24 September 1967) was a Scottish character actress.

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Born in Edinburgh, she performed in the cinema and on the stage. One of her best-known cinema roles was in the Ealing Studios comedy Whisky Galore! (1948). She once performed opposite W. C. Fields in Hollywood, cast as Mrs. Micawber to his Wilkins Micawber in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's 1935 production of David Copperfield. Although Cadell remains in the released version of the film, her biggest scene (when the Micawber family prepare to emigrate) was deleted from the release prints.

Her brother was artist Francis Cadell one of the Scottish Colourists. She married actor Perceval Perceval-Clark.

Her son, born John Cadell Perceval-Clark in 1915 changed his name to John Cadell and became a theatrical agent. Her grandson Simon Cadell and her granddaughter Selina Cadell also became actors.

Death

Jean Cadell died in London on 24 September 1967, aged 83.

Selected filmography

  • The Man Who Stayed at Home (1915)
  • Anna the Adventuress (1920)
  • Alf's Button (1920)
  • The Naked Man (1923)
  • Fires of Fate (1932)
  • Timbuctoo (1933)
  • The Luck of a Sailor (1934)
  • David Copperfield (1935)
  • Whom the Gods Love (1936)
  • Love from a Stranger (1937)
  • South Riding (1938)
  • Pygmalion (1938)
  • Confidential Lady (1939)
  • Quiet Wedding (1941)
  • The Young Mr Pitt (1942)
  • Dear Octopus (1943)
  • I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
  • Jassy (1947)
  • Marry Me! (1949)
  • Whisky Galore! (1949)
  • Madeleine (1950)
  • The Reluctant Widow (1950)
  • The Late Edwina Black (1951)
  • Meet Mr. Lucifer (1953)
  • Rockets Galore! (1957)
  • The Little Hut (1957)
  • The Surgeon's Knife (1957)
  • Serious Charge (1959)
  • Upstairs and Downstairs (1959)
  • Very Important Person (1961)
  • References

    Jean Cadell Wikipedia