Lydia Sherwood

Lydia Sherwood (5 May 1906 20 April 1989) was a British film actress and stage actress.[1] She made her debut on stage in Daisy Fisher's comedy play Lavender Ladies.[2] She was married to the poet Lazarus Aaronson from 1924 to 1931.[3]

Lydia Sherwood
Lily Shavelson

(1906-05-05)5 May 1906
Died20 April 1989(1989-04-20) (aged 82)
London, England
Alma materRADA
OccupationFilm and stage actress
Years active19281965



1933Don QuixoteDuchess of FallangaUncredited
1934 The King of ParisJuliette Till
Little FriendHelen Hughes
Spring in the AirVilma
1936Midnight at Madame Tussaud'sBrenda Frome
1939The Four Just MenMyra Hastings
1943 When We Are MarriedLottie Grady
Theatre RoyalClaudia Brent
1948The First GentlemanPrincess Augusta
1954Romeo and JulietLady Capulet
1960The League of GentlemenHilda
1965DarlingLady BrentwoodUncredited

Stage Appearances


  1. Lydia Sherwood in the British Film Institute Database
  2. Wearing, 2014, p. 379
  3. Rubinstein, William D., ed. (2011). "Aaronson, Lazarus Leonard". The Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-4039-3910-4.


Wearing, J.P. (2014). The London Stage 1920-1929: A Calendar of Productions, Performers and Personnel. Rowan and Littfield Education

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