Pamela Harmsworth, Viscountess Rothermere

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Beverly Brooks
Born Patricia Evelyn Beverley Matthews
Died 12 August 1992(1992-08-12)
Nice, France
Nationality British
Occupation Actress, Socialite
Title Viscountess Rothermere
Spouse(s) Christopher John Brooks (1951–1957)
Vere Harmsworth (1957-1992)
Children (with Christopher Brooks):
Sarah Jane Brooks (born 1956)
(with Vere Harmsworth):
Geraldine Theodora Gabriel Harmsworth (born 1957)
Camilla Pamela Caroline Harmsworth (born 1964)
Jonathan Harmsworth (born 1967)
Parents John William Matthews (father)

Patricia Evelyn Beverley Matthews Harmsworth, Viscountess Rothermere (1929 – 12 August 1992) was an English socialite and actress. As Beverly Brooks, she appeared in several films, such as Reach for the Sky (1956).[1]

As Lady Rothermere, she led a colourful social life, earning her the nickname of "Bubbles", through a love of champagne and her spherical figure. She died from a heart attack in Nice, France.


She was married twice:

Film and television appearances[edit]



  • The Vise — "Diana" in episode "The Eighth Window" (episode No. 1.19) (4 February 1955)


  1. ^ Mcdowell, Colin (14 August 1992). "Obituary: Patricia Rothermere". Independent (London). 
  2. ^ "Major Harry St John Holcroft 1951-2013".