Anna Neagle Overview:

Legendary actress, Anna Neagle, was born Florence Marjorie Robertson on Oct 20, 1904 in Forest Gate, Essex. Neagle died at the age of 81 on Jun 3, 1986 in West Byfleet, Surrey .


Blonde British singer, dancer, and actress who rose from the chorus to star in thirties' musicals (1932-1941), as historical heroines (1934-1951) and in a series of frothy post-war comedy-romances with Michael Wilding. Long associated with director Herbert Wilcox, whom she married in 1943. Her career turned full circle in the sixties when she returned to musicals on the London stage. Created Dame in 1969. Suffered for many years from Parkinson's Disease. Died from a brain tumor.

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Neagle was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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For seven straight years after WWII, she was voted top favorite English actress.

London (By Cable)-Wednesday, November 15, 1939: Statement of affairs of Imperator Films, in voluntary liquidation, lists $692, 985 owing to unsecured creditors, among whom are Herbert Wilcox ($136,165) and Anna Neagle ($127,885.) Both Wilcox and Miss Neagle have cabled from Hollywood expressing the wish that their claims be set aside until other creditors have been paid. Herbert Wilcox Productions, also in voluntary liquidation, lists debts to unsecured creditors of $310,125.

She produced three films in the 1950s (Dangerous Youth (1957), Wonderful Things! (1958), and The Heart of a Man (1959)), all starring British actor Frankie Vaughan.

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