Jessie Matthews Overview:

Actress, Jessie Matthews, was born Jessie Margaret Matthews on Mar 11, 1907 in London, England. Matthews died at the age of 74 on Aug 19, 1981 in Eastcote, England .

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: A tribute

By Lindsey on Mar 11, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Today is the 108th anniversary of the birth of , one of Britain’s greatest screen stars. Jessie is incredibly under-appreciated, even by devoted classic film fans, so I’ve decided to pay tribute to her today in hopes to bring more attention to her spectacular films. This t... Read full article


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Jessie Matthews Quotes:

Elizabeth: [Of Victor, who is busy dancing with Robert's fiancée] He's quite harmless - he's Shakespearing her to death.


[pointing to male dressing room]
Elizabeth: [to Victor] Listen - I've put your trousers on, but I'm not going to take them off in *there*!


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Jessie Matthews Facts
Weight: eight stone (112 lb) at time of filming Evergreen (1934). Source: newspaper interview.

'The Jessie Matthews Bar' is situated in the Adelphi theatre, London, England, UK.

Plans for her to sing and dance on the silver screen with Fred Astaire never came to fruition.

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