Kay Kendall Overview:

Actress, Kay Kendall, was born Justine Kay Kendall-McCarthy on May 21, 1926 in Withernsea, England. Kendall died at the age of 33 on Sep 6, 1959 in London, England .

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On Blu-ray: and Sandra Dee in The Reluctant Debutante (1958)

By KC on Jul 22, 2020 From Classic Movies

The Reluctant Debutante (1958) is one of those rare raved-about films that I couldn’t access for years, but found it lived up to my expectations when I could finally watch it. Based on a play by British writer William Davis-Home (also co-scriptwriter here with Julius Epstein) and directed by V... Read full article


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Kay Kendall Quotes:

Laura Foster: I have acted with octogenarians, dipsomaniacs, dope-fiends, amnesiacs, and veteran cars.


Alexia LaRoche: It's double-bladed, darling. He squeals on me - he squeals on himself!


Richard Van Ness: You're wonderful! You've got a heart of pure steel!
Alexia LaRoche: My future's no dream from a bottle! I've had too much of attic rooms and runs in my stocking and ten cent bar loungers trying to paw me to death not to know what I want out of life and to recognize it when I've got it. All you have to do is hitch ypur wagon, and I'm tossing you the hook!


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Kay met and fell in love with Rex Harrison, who was married at the time, after they appeared together in Marriage a la Mode (1955). Rex learned of Kay's leukemia from her doctor a couple of years later. He divorced actress Lilli Palmer and quickly married Kay in 1957, agreeing with the doctor never to tell her the reason for her failing health. They lived the good life up until the end.

Actress Jill St. John has said that Kendall was her idol.

Cousin of Jack Cardiff

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