Gabrielle Brune

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Gabrielle Brune (12 February 1912 in Bournemouth, Dorset[1] – 18 January 2005 in Chichester, Sussex) was a British actress.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Gabrielle Brune was born Gabrielle Hudson, the only child of Thomas Habgood Hudson and Adrienne Brune; both parents were theatre professionals from Australia. Her mother was an actress and singer.[3] She used her mother's surname professionally.

In 1941, she was reported as recovering from appendicitis and double pneumonia in a river house at Datchet on the Thames.[4]


In 1938, Brune was described as "Mrs. G. M. Thompson, wife of an English actor" in a news report about her first professional trip to America.[5] In 1942, she married an American Army officer, Maj. Walter J. Currie, in London.[6][7]

She died in 2005, aged 92 years.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Prior to 1st April 1974 Bournemouth was in Hampshire
  2. ^ "Gabrielle Brune | BFI". Retrieved 2016-08-27. 
  3. ^ Ross Laird, Moanin' Low: A Discography of Female Popular Vocal Recordings, 1920-1933 (Greenwood Publishing 1996): 61. ISBN 9780313292415
  4. ^ "River Holiday: Gabrielle Brune has been Convalescing at Datchet" The Tatler and Bystander (August 20, 1941): 259.
  5. ^ Frank Reil, "Line on Liners" Brookyn Daily Eagle (20 April 1938): 23. via Newspapers.comopen access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "Wed in England" Advocate-Messenger (28 June 1942): 1. via Newspapers.comopen access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Informally at Home: Gabrielle Brune, Actress Wife of Lieut.-Colonel Walter Currie, U. S. Army" The Tatler and Bystander (15 March 1944): 327.

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