Rosamund John

Rosamund John (19 October 1913 – 27 October 1998), born Nora Rosamund Jones, was an English film and stage actress.[1]

Rosamund John
Nora Rosamund Jones

(1913-10-19)19 October 1913
Tottenham, England
Died27 October 1998(1998-10-27) (aged 85)
London, England
Years active1934–1957
Russell Lloyd
(m. 1943; div. 1949)
John Silkin
(m. 1950; died 1987)

She was born and brought up in Tottenham in North London and became a popular film and stage actress, who was known for playing gentle-mannered women. John was twice married, first to film editor Russell Lloyd, from 1943 to 1949, and then to politician John Silkin from 1950 to 1987, with whom she had one son, Rory (born 1954).

She died from natural causes in London in 1998, aged 85.[2]



  • Halliwell, Leslie and John Walker. Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies. Harper Resource, 2001. ISBN 0-06-093507-3.


  1. Born: 19 October 1913, LondonDied: 27 October 1998, London. "Rosamund John | BFI". Retrieved 13 June 2014.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Tom Vallance (2 November 1998). "Obituary: Rosamund John - Arts and Entertainment". The Independent. Retrieved 13 June 2014.

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