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18 February 1905
London, England, UK
|Died||17 January 2002
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Lawrence P. Williams (1936–1947; divorced)
Tom Conway (1958–1963; divorced)
Queenie Leonard (18 February 1905 – 17 January 2002) was an English character actress and singer.
Early life and career
She was born as Pearl Walker in London in 1905 and began her career on stage in 1921, and debuted on film in 1931. She had already amassed 20 years of stage and screen experience when, in 1941, she made the first of more than 30 Hollywood films. She also appeared in cabaret in Britain and in the United States, starred in a one-woman show, acted in television sitcoms, and provided voices for Disney animated films. She retired in 1966. Her last appearance was in 20th Century Fox's Doctor Dolittle.
She died of natural causes on 17 January 2002, in West Los Angeles, aged 96. She is buried in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles in the burial plot called the "Garden of Roses". At the time of her death, she was the last surviving cast member of And Then There Were None (1945).
|1934||Romance in Rhythm|
|1941||Ladies in Retirement||Sister Agatha|
|1945||And Then There Were None|
|1947||Life With Father|
|1947||The Lone Wolf in London|
|1951||Thunder on the Hill|
|1951||Alice in Wonderland||A Bird in a Tree/Snooty Flower (voice)|
|1952||The Narrow Margin|
|1952||Thunder in the East|
|1956||23 Paces to Baker Street|
|1961||One Hundred and One Dalmatians||Princess (voice)|
|1964||Mary Poppins||Lady in the Bank (uncredited)|
|1964||My Fair Lady||Cockney Bystander (uncredited)|
|1967||Doctor Dolittle||Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)|