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Kay Walsh

Birthday: November 15, 1911 (93 years) Died: April 16, 2005 (18 years Ago in Chelsea)

HomeTown: London, England, United Kingdom

After establishing herself as a leading woman in British films of the 1930s and 1940s, Kay Walsh went on to develop her acting chops for minor parts. Kathleen Walsh was born in London, England, to parents who were originally from Ireland. Their grandma brought up both she and her sister, Peggy, in the Pimlico neighbourhood of London. Before going on to perform solo in New York and Berlin, she started her career as a dancer in the chorus of various Andre Charlot revues. Kay had her first appearance on movie in the 1934 film Get Your Man, and she subsequently featured in the film The Luck of the Irish (1936). When Basil Dean, the show’s producer, saw her performing as a dancer in the West End production of “The Melody that Got Lost,” he quickly signed her to a contract with Ealing Studios. She had leading roles in the comedy I See Ice! (1937) and Keep Fit (1937), both of which George Formby co-starred in (1938). In 1936, she became acquainted with David Lean, an ambitious film editor; the couple was married in 1940. She contributed to a number of his movies by writing extra material and providing advice on production and casting issues. In the film “In Which We Serve” (1942), “This Happy Breed” (1944), “Oliver Twist” (1948), “Vice Versa” (1948), “Stage Fright” (1950), “The Magnet” (1950), “Last Holiday” (1950), “Encore” (1951), “Young Bess” (1953), “Lease of Life” (1954), “Tunes of Glory” (1960), and “Scrooge” (1960) were (1970). She was nominated for a BAFTA and received an award for Best Actress from the National Board of Review for her performance in “The Horse’s Mouth” (1958). After making an appearance in Night Crossing, she decided to withdraw from the performing profession (1982). She had two different husbands. After her marriage to David Lean ended in divorce in 1949, she wed the Canadian psychologist Elliott Jaques (1917-2003). In 1956, they became parents to a little girl named Gemma, but in later years, they became divorced. Kay Walsh passed away on April 16, 2005 at the Chelsea and Westminister Hospital from numerous burns, only a few days after being hurt in a fire at her home in London. She was 93 years old at the time of her death. Kay Walsh was born on November 15, 1911 in London, United Kingdom. Kay Walsh died on April 16, 2005 at the age of 93 years in Chelsea. Check below for more deets about Kay Walsh. This page will put a light upon the Kay Walsh bio, wiki, age, birthday, family details, dating, trivia, photos, lesser-known facts, and more.

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Stage Name Kay Walsh
Real Name Kay Walsh
Profession(s) Actress, Musician, Writer,
Birthday November 15, 1911
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Death Died on April 16, 2005 (18 years ago) (Age: 93 years) in Chelsea
Gender Female
Birthplace London, United Kingdom
Hometown London, England, United Kingdom
Nationality British

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  • Kay Walsh was born in London, United Kingdom.
  • Kay Walsh’s birth sign is Scorpio.
  • After establishing herself as a leading woman in British films of the 1930s and 1940s, Kay Walsh went on to develop her acting chops for minor parts. Kathleen Walsh was born in London, England, to parents who were originally from Ireland. Their grandma brought up both she and her sister, Peggy, in the Pimlico neighbourhood of London. Before going on to perform solo in New York and Berlin, she started her career as a dancer in the chorus of various Andre Charlot revues. Kay had her first appearance on movie in the 1934 film Get Your Man, and she subsequently featured in the film The Luck of the Irish (1936). When Basil Dean, the show’s producer, saw her performing as a dancer in the West End production of “The Melody that Got Lost,” he quickly signed her to a contract with Ealing Studios. She had leading roles in the comedy I See Ice! (1937) and Keep Fit (1937), both of which George Formby co-starred in (1938). In 1936, she became acquainted with David Lean, an ambitious film editor; the couple was married in 1940. She contributed to a number of his movies by writing extra material and providing advice on production and casting issues. In the film “In Which We Serve” (1942), “This Happy Breed” (1944), “Oliver Twist” (1948), “Vice Versa” (1948), “Stage Fright” (1950), “The Magnet” (1950), “Last Holiday” (1950), “Encore” (1951), “Young Bess” (1953), “Lease of Life” (1954), “Tunes of Glory” (1960), and “Scrooge” (1960) were (1970). She was nominated for a BAFTA and received an award for Best Actress from the National Board of Review for her performance in “The Horse’s Mouth” (1958). After making an appearance in Night Crossing, she decided to withdraw from the performing profession (1982). She had two different husbands. After her marriage to David Lean ended in divorce in 1949, she wed the Canadian psychologist Elliott Jaques (1917-2003). In 1956, they became parents to a little girl named Gemma, but in later years, they became divorced. Kay Walsh passed away on April 16, 2005 at the Chelsea and Westminister Hospital from numerous burns, only a few days after being hurt in a fire at her home in London. She was 93 years old at the time of her death.

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