Irene Browne

Irene Browne

  • Born on
    • June 29th, 1896
  • Died on
    • July 24th, 1965
Irene Browne was born on June 29, 1896 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Red Shoes (1948), Cavalcade (1933) and Pygmalion (1938). She died on July 24, 1965 in London. British-born leading actress with long stage experience, beginning in 1910 with 'Robert Macaire'. Appeared in the West End production of 'No,No Nanette' (1925), followed by Noel Coward's 'Cavalcade'. She was also in the Hollywood screen version of 'Cavalcade' (1933), but was subsequently relegated to supporting roles and eventually returned to the London stage. She played Lady Ann(e) Pettigrew in both Berkeley Square (1933) and its remake I'll Never Forget You (1951). Although she played Colin Keith-Johnston, Valerie Taylor and Heather Angel's mother in Berkeley Square (1933), she was only three months older than Keith-Johnston, six years older than Taylor and twelve years older than Angel in real life. Miss Browne pronounced her first name Eye-REE-nee.


Acting (12 Credits)

1963The Wrong Arm of the Law as Dowager
1957All at Sea as Mrs. Barrington
1951I'll Never Forget You as Lady Anne Pettigrew
1950Madeleine as Mrs. Grant
1948Quartet as Lady Bland
1948The Red Shoes as Lady Neston
1938Pygmalion as Duchess
1933Berkeley Square as Lady Ann Pettigrew
1933Peg o' My Heart as Mrs. Chichester
1933Christopher Strong as Carrie Valentine
1933Cavalcade as Margaret Harris
1929The Letter as Mrs. Joyce

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