Brenda De Banzie

Age: 104
Birthplace: Manchester, England, UK

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.

Movie Character Year
58tja2dzppwcjrvk5zdfob9pig6 A Day to Remember Mrs. Collins 1953
Svbp8p5c533f78pnyueetn5ndb6 Doctor at Sea Muriel Mallet 1955
Htfkmpussfxqlqd8f9qp61slsns The Man Who Knew Too Much Lucy Drayton 1956
Equleb2s2ef2cakbpemnnow3iql The Mark Mrs. Cartwright 1961
Oc4crrpsqatd6k34m8pdw83iqde The Pink Panther Angela Dunning 1963