Lydia Sherwood

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Lydia Sherwood
Born Lily Shavelson
(1906-05-05)5 May 1906
London, England
Died 20 April 1989(1989-04-20) (aged 82)
London, England
Occupation Film and stage actress
Years active 19281965

Lydia Sherwood (5 May 1906 – 20 April 1989) was a British film actress and stage actress.[1] She made her debut on stage in Daisy Fisher's comedy play Lavender Ladies.[2] She was married to the poet Lazarus Aaronson from 1924 to 1931.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1933 Don Quixote Duchess of Fallanga Uncredited
1934 The King of Paris Juliette Till
Little Friend Helen Hughes
Spring in the Air Vilma
1936 Midnight at Madame Tussaud's Brenda Frome
1939 The Four Just Men Myra Hastings
1943 When We Are Married Lottie Grady
Theatre Royal Claudia Brent
1948 The First Gentleman Princess Augusta
1954 Romeo and Juliet Lady Capulet
1960 The League of Gentlemen Hilda
1965 Darling Lady Brentwood Uncredited

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  1. ^ Lydia Sherwood in the British Film Institute Database
  2. ^ Wearing, 2014, p. 379
  3. ^ Rubinstein, William D., ed. (2011). "Aaronson, Lazarus Leonard". The Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-4039-3910-4. 


Wearing, J.P. (2014). The London Stage 1920-1929: A Calendar of Productions, Performers and Personnel. Rowan and Littfield Education

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