Merle Tottenham

Merle Tottenham (22 January 1901 – 18 July 1958) was a British stage and film actress.[1][2] Her stage work included the original West End production of Noël Coward's Cavalcade in 1931; and she reprised her role as Annie the servant in the subsequent Hollywood film, in 1933.[3][4] She also appeared as Dora, the maid in Night Must Fall (1937) with Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell, and the film version of Coward's This Happy Breed (1944), as Edie, the maid.[5]

Merle Tottenham
in Bank Holiday (1938)
Born22 January 1901
Died18 July 1958 (1958-07-19) (aged 57)
OccupationStage actor
Film actor
Years active1925 –1950



  1. "Merle Tottenham".
  2. McFarlane, Brian (2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Manchester University Press. p. 765. ISBN 978-1-5261-1197-5.
  3. "Production of Cavalcade - Theatricalia".
  4. "Cavalcade (1933)".
  5. "BFI Screenonline: This Happy Breed (1944) Credits".

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