Dorothy Dewhurst

Dorothy Irene de Singleton Dewhurst[1] (1886 – 12 December 1959) was an English stage and film actress. Born in 1886 in Sale, Cheshire, England,[2] she was married to the actor George Bernard Copping, who predeceased her.[1] She died on 12 December 1959 in London.[2]

She appeared in multiple films between 1936 and 1959.[2] These include Love at Sea (1936), Father O'Nine (1938), Bedtime Story (1938),[3] and Blackmail Is So Difficult (1959).[4]

She appeared on the stage in multiple performances in London in the 1920s and 1930s.[5][6] In 1938 she appeared in The Torch Theatre's production of a play by Irish playwright Teresa Deevy called Katie Roche.[7] Produced by Lennox Robinson, there were nine performances. It was the first time it was presented in a London Theatre having been published in "Famous Plays of 1935-36" after its production in the Abbey Theatre Dublin.

Filmography

Sourced from the British Film Institute,[2] unless otherwise stated.

Selected stage appearances

  • Katie Roche (1938)

References

  1. Philip Taylor, Susan Taylor (2001), Jonathan Dewhurst: The Lancashire Tragedian, Book Guild, p. 203
  2. Dorothy Dewhurst, British Film Institute, retrieved 15 September 2016
  3. "Imdb".
  4. "Imdb".
  5. J. P. Wearing (2014), The London Stage 1920-1929: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel, Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 468, 472, 491–92, 496, 505, 507, 526, 532, 541–42, 544, 551, 561–62, 580, 588, 596, 611–12, 615, 617, 640, 650, 658, 670, 678, 698, 700–1, 709, ISBN 0810893029
  6. J. P. Wearing (2014), The London Stage 1930-1939: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel, Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 2–3, 5, 8, 13, 16–17, 19, 21–22, 24–25, 31–32, 40, 44–46, 48–49, 51, 53, 56, 60–62, 64, 66–67, 70, 75, 81, 83, 85, 88, 149, 151, 156–58, 162, 166, 280, 416, 435, 563, ISBN 0810893045
  7. "Teresa Deevy Archive".
  8. Paul Mavis (2011), The Espionage Filmography: United States Releases, 1898 through 1999, McFarland, p. 242, ISBN 0786449152
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