Violet Farebrother

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Violet Farebrother
Actress Violet Farebrother.jpg
1936 Spotlight photo
Born(1888-08-22)22 August 1888
Died27 September 1969(1969-09-27) (aged 81)
Eastbourne, Sussex, England
OccupationActress
Years active1907–1965

Violet Farebrother (22 August 1888 – 27 September 1969) was an English actress.[1][2] She appeared in 25 films between 1911 and 1965, including three films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. She was born in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, and died in Eastbourne, Sussex.[1]

On stage from 1907, her theatre work included touring with Frank Benson's company, and playing Gertrude opposite Donald Wolfit's Hamlet on Broadway.[3][4][5]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Violet Farebrother". BFI.
  2. ^ "Violet Farebrother – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.
  3. ^ McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "Violet Farebrother - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  5. ^ "Hamlet – Broadway Play – 1947 Revival - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.

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