Coral Browne Overview:

Character actress, Coral Browne, was born Coral Edith Brown on Jul 23, 1913 in Melbourne, Australia. Browne died at the age of 77 on May 29, 1991 in Los Angeles, CA .


Coral Browne appeared in over 30 film and TV roles during her 50+ year screen career, most notably as Vera Charles in Auntie Mame (1958), Meg in The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone (1961), Mercy Croft in The Killing of Sister George, and Lady Claire in The Ruling Class (1972). During the filming of 1973's Theatre of Blood she met husband-to-be Vincent Price. Browne and Price married in 1974 and remained married until Browne's death in 1991. (Price was Browne's second husband; she was married to her first husband, Philip Pearman, until his death in 1964.)

(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).



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By Dawn on Jun 16, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Gregan McMahon hired Coral Brown, for her first professional performance in, Loyalties at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre on 2 May 1931.At the age of 21 she moved to England, where she became a stage actress. She began film acting in 1936, in Auntie Mame (1958). About a flamboyant, aunt of Patrick, who i... Read full article

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Coral Browne Quotes:

Mercy Croft: It so happens that your death will coincide with road safety week, a cause which we know is very close to your heart.

George: I collect horse brasses.
Mercy Croft: Oh, how useful.

Alice: I use half a level teaspoon of bicarbonated soda.
Mercy Croft: Now you're giving away trade secrets.
Alice: And one level teaspoon of cream of tartar.
George: Shut up.
Alice: And one egg.
George: Shut up!
Alice: Some people prefer two eggs but I think one's enough.
George: SHUT UP!
Mercy Croft: Now then girls! Girls...

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Coral Browne Facts
Stepmother of Victoria Price and Vincent Price Jr.

Having acted with Wilfrid Hyde-White as one of the "Heavenly Voices" in Xanadu (1980), they died within weeks of each other, May 1991.

Became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1987.

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