Iris Hoey

Iris Hoey (17 July 1885 – 13 May 1979) was a British actress in the first half of the twentieth century, both on stage and in movies.[1][2][3] She married twice, first to Max Leeds, then the actor Cyril Raymond but divorced on both occasions.[4][5]

Iris Hoey
Iris Hoey
Born(1885-07-17)17 July 1885
Died13 May 1979(1979-05-13) (aged 93)

On the 4 December 1923, with Cyril Raymond she had a son, John North Blagrave Raymond, who was born in Bristol; later journalist and literary editor of the New Statesman.[6][7]


Year Title Role Notes
1922East LynneIsabel CarlyleShort
1922Tense Moments with Great AuthorsIsabel Carlyle(segment "East Lynne")
1931Her ReputationDultitia Sloane
1934Those Were the DaysAgatha Poskett
1935Royal CavalcadeWaitressUncredited
1936Living DangerouslyLady Annesley
1936One in a MillionMrs. Fenwick
1936A Star Fell from HeavenFrau Heinmeyer
1936The Tenth ManLady Etchingham
1936The Limping ManMrs. Paget
1937The Perfect CrimeMrs. Pennypacker
1937Let's Make a Night of ItLaura Boydell
1938Jane Steps OutMrs. Wilton
1938Edgar Wallace's The TerrorMrs. Elvery
1938PygmalionYsabel Social Reporter
1940The Midas TouchEllie Morgan
1940Just WilliamMrs. Brown
1949Poet's PubLady Keith
1950The Girl Who Couldn't QuiteJanet


  1. League, The Broadway. "Iris Hoey – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB".
  2. "Iris Hoey - Theatricalia".
  3. "Iris Hoey".
  4. "Stage Beauty".
  5. McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press via Google Books.
  6. Johnson, Paul (3 June 2010). "Brief Lives". Random House via Google Books.
  7. "John Raymond".
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