|Born||28 March 1876|
Devon, United Kingdom
|Died||20 December 1963 (aged 87)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Other names||Grace Hampton|
|Years active||1916–1953 (film)|
Grayce Hampton (March 28, 1876 – December 20, 1963) was a British film and stage actress. Her name was often seen as Grace Hampton.
Hampton studied at a convent in Brussels, and a teacher there introduced her to Augustus Harris, who arranged for her to perform in one of his productions. After that, she acted in other Harris productions at the Drury Lane Theater in London.
Hampton emigrated to the United States with Henry Irving's production of Robespierre. She found work on Broadway and then in Hollywood as a film actress in generally character roles such as the 1932 comedy The Unexpected Father.
Broadway plays in which Hampton appeared included Suspect (1940), Point Valaine (1935), Her Majesty the Widow (1934), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1926), Easy Virtue (1925), Antony and Cleopatra (1924), Pelleas and Melisande (1923), Romeo and Juliet (1923), Malvaloca (1922), and Fall and Rise of Susan Lenox (1920).
Hampton was married to English comedian Charles Dodsworth.
- The Pursuing Vengeance (1916)
- The Bat Whispers (1930)
- Broadminded (1931)
- His Temporary Affair (1931)
- Ex-Bad Boy (1931)
- The Unexpected Father (1932)
- Almost Married (1932)
- Piccadilly Jim (1936)
- The Shanghai Gesture (1941)
- Nothing but Trouble (1944)
- Three Sisters of the Moors (1944)
- The Mating Season (1951)
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- "About Grace Hampton". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. April 10, 1927. p. 66. Retrieved October 25, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
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- "Grace Hampton". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on October 25, 2020. Retrieved October 25, 2020.