Lawrence, Gertrude

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1898-07-04
Death 1952-09-06
Britons

Biographical notes:

Gertrude Lawrence, actress, was born Gertrud Alexandra Dagnar Lawrence Klasen in London, England on July 4, 1898. She was a musical star of stage and screen. She worked frequently with producer John Golden, and with actor and writer Noel Coward. Miss Lawrence's last stage appearance was with Yul Brynner in the musical, The King and I, in 1951. Gertrude Lawrence died on September 6, 1952.

From the guide to the Gertrude Lawrence collection, 1910-1952, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Gertrude Lawrence, actress, was born Gertrud Alexandra Dagmar Lawrence Klasen in London, England, on July 4, 1898.

She was a musical star of stage and screen. She worked frequently with producer John Golden, and with actor and writer Noel Coward. Miss Lawrence's last stage appearance was with Yul Brynner in the musical, THE KING AND I, in 1951. Miss Lawrence died on September 6, 1952.

From the description of Gertrude Lawrence collection, 1910-1952. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626504

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Subjects:

  • Theater
  • Theater--Great Britain

Occupations:

  • Performer
  • Actresses

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)