Heather Angel Overview:

Actress, Heather Angel, was born Heather Grace Angel on Feb 9, 1909 in Oxford, Oxfordshire. Angel died at the age of 77 on Dec 13, 1986 in Santa Barbara, CA and was laid to rest in Santa Barbara Cemetery in Santa Barbara, CA.


After rave reviews in British films, Heather Angel went to Hollywood (in 1932) where her best remembered role proved to be in John Ford's The Informer. Her later films were less remarkable although she had a good run as the heroine of Paramount's Bulldog Drummond films. Her lead roles in 'B' films mingled with supporting roles in bigger movies. She was married to actor Ralph Forbes from 1934 to 1942 (first of three husbands).

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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By Dawn Sample on Mar 30, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(9 February 1909 – 13 December 1986), was an English actress, who began her stage career at the Old Vic in 1926 and later performed in British films before going to Hollywood. Her first film was, City of Song. She later had a leading role in Night in Montmartre (1931), and then ... Read full article

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Heather Angel Quotes:

Commandante Sebastian Golle: You said you'd give anything to him who hangs Zorro, remember? Now, will you give half of Santa Cruz to me... by marriage?
Lady Isabella Palma: I marry a sweating, grease-brain brute like you? No, never.

Lady Isabella Palma: My father, dying, left me all he had; power, land, money... and a debt of vengeance. I'll pay with all I have... even my life!

Helga Hammond: Sometimes dogs are smarter than folks.

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Heather witnessed the horrific stabbing murder of her third husband, Broadway, film and TV director Robert B. Sinclair, by a prowler at their Montecito, California home on January 3, 1970. The prowler turned out to be a University of California--Santa Barbara (UCSB) graduate student.

Was the subject of Sonic Youth's 1998 song "Heather Angel" off their "A Thousand Leaves" record

Ex-daughter-in-law of Mary Forbes.

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