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Brenda De Banzie

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Brenda D. M. De Banzie (28 July 1909 – 5 March 1981) was a British actress of stage and screen. She was the daughter of Edward De Banzie and his second wife Dorothy, whom he married in 1908. In 1911, the family lived in Salford. She appeared as Maggie Hobson in the David Lean film version of Hobson's Choice (1954) with John Mills and Charles Laughton. 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 The Entertainer. She had also appeared on Broadway in John Osborne's original play, for which she received a Tony Award nomination. Other memorable film roles were in The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and The Pink Panther (1963) directed by Blake Edwards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brenda De Banzie, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 28, 1909 In Manchester, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Long Dark Hall 1951-02-06
Latest Project:
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life 1988-11-22
Known For
Poster of The Entertainer
Poster of Too Many Crooks
Poster of Doctor at Sea
Poster of Hobson's Choice
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie Pretty Polly Mrs. Innes-Hook 1967-10-19
Series Out of the Unknown Unknown 1965-10-04
Movie The Pink Panther Angela Dunning 1963-12-18
Movie A Pair of Briefs Gladys Rose Hanley 1962-03-01
Movie Come September Margaret Allison 1961-01-01
Movie The Mark Mrs. Cartwright 1961-06-08
Movie Flame in the Streets Nell Palmer 1961-06-19
Movie The Entertainer Phoebe Rice 1960-07-25
Movie Too Many Crooks Lucy Gordon 1959-03-08
Movie The 39 Steps Nellie Lumsden 1959-03-13
Movie Passport to Shame Aggie 1958-12-12
Movie A Kid for Two Farthings Lady Ruby 1956-01-20
Movie The Man Who Knew Too Much Lucy Drayton 1956-05-16
Movie House of Secrets Mme. Isabella Ballu 1956-10-23
Movie As Long as They're Happy Stella Bentley 1955-03-15
Movie Doctor at Sea Muriel Mallet 1955-07-12
Movie The Happiness of Three Women Jane Price 1954-01-01
Movie Hobson's Choice Maggie Hobson 1954-04-19
Movie Don't Blame the Stork Evelyn Steele 1954-01-01
Movie The Purple Plain Miss McNab 1954-09-14
Movie What Every Woman Wants Sarah Brown 1954-06-10
Movie The Yellow Balloon Fruit and Veg Stall Customer (uncredited) 1953-02-10
Movie A Day to Remember Mrs. Collins 1953-11-10
Movie I Believe in You Mrs. Hooker 1952-03-05
Movie Private Information Dolly Carson 1952-05-01
Movie The Long Dark Hall Mrs Rogers 1951-02-06