Rosamund John

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Rosamund John
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Born Nora Rosamund Jones
(1913-10-19)19 October 1913
Tottenham, London, England
Died 27 October 1998(1998-10-27) (aged 85)
London, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 1934–1957
Spouse(s) Russell Lloyd (1943–1949; divorced)
John Silkin (1950–1987; his death); 1 child

Rosamund John (19 October 1913 – 27 October 1998), born Nora Rosamund Jones, was an English film and stage actress.[1]

She was born and brought up in Tottenham in North London and became a popular film and stage actress, who was known for playing gentle-mannered women. John was twice married, firstly to film editor Russell Lloyd, from 1943 to 1949, and secondly to politician John Silkin from 1950 to 1987, by whom she had one son, Rory (born 1954).

She died from natural causes in London in 1998, aged 85.[2]



  • Halliwell, Leslie and John Walker. Halliwell's Who's who in the Movies. Harper Resource, 2001. ISBN 0-06-093507-3.


  1. ^ Born: 19 October 1913, LondonDied: 27 October 1998, London. "Rosamund John | BFI". Retrieved 2014-06-13. 
  2. ^ Tom Vallance (1998-11-02). "Obituary: Rosamund John - Arts and Entertainment". The Independent. Retrieved 2014-06-13. 

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