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Lillian Kemble-Cooper

Actor
Died March 4, 1977 (84 years)
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Lillian Kemble-Cooper (March 21, 1892 in London, England – May 4, 1977 in Los Angeles, USA) was a British actress.

Lillian Kemble-Cooper was a member of the Kemble family, a family of English actors, who reigned over the British stage for decades. She was born as a daughter of stage actor Frank Kemble-Cooper. Her younger brother Anthony Kemble-Cooper (1904-2000) and her elder sister Violet Kemble-Cooper (1886-1961) also worked as actors.

Between 1906 and 1950 she had 17 Broadway appearances, in 1919 she appeared in the original Hitchy-Koo. Later in her career she became a film actress and appeared in about 20 films, mostly in minor supporting roles. In Hollywood, Kemble-Cooper portrayed mostly aristocrats, spinsters and servants. She is perhaps best-remembered for her short appearance as Bonnie Blue Butler's nurse in London in Gone with the Wind, the only non-American character in the film.

Lillian Kemble-Cooper was married three times. Her first husband was actor and writer Charles Mackay. Her second was former World War I Pilot and writer, Louis Bernheimer. Her last husband was actor Guy Bates Post, the marriage lasted for over thirty years until his death in 1968.

She died on May 4, 1977 in Los Angeles. She is buried at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Filmography

1964
My Fair Lady · as Lady Ambassador (uncredited)
1960
The Roaring 20's (TV Series) · as Lady Medford
1957
Suspicion (TV Series) · as Duchess Of Paisley
1956
Gaby · as Mrs. Edward
1956
The Gale Storm Show (TV Series) · as Lady Thornbury
1956
D-Day the Sixth of June · as British Nurse
1955
The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) · as Miss Privet
1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) · as Mrs. Sinclair
1955
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series) · as Mrs. Hobbs
1955
The King's Thief · as Mrs. Fell
1955
Moonfleet · as Mary Hicks
1954
Studio 57 (TV Series) · as Cast
1953
So Big · as Miss Fister
1950
The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) · as Irma - Maid
1950
The Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) · as Miss Haskell
1941
A Woman's Face · as Nurse
1941
Rage in Heaven · as Nurse
1940
Lady with Red Hair · as London Party Guest (uncredited)
1939
Gone with the Wind · as Bonnie's Nurse In London
1939
We Are Not Alone · as Mrs. Stacey
1937
Ready, Willing and Able · as Mrs. Buffington
1936
A Woman Rebels · as Lady Rinlake (uncredited)
1936
The White Angel · as Parthenope Nightingale
1936
Three Live Ghosts · as Lady Brockton
1935
Personal Maid's Secret · as Mrs. Palmer
1931
I Like Your Nerve · as Condesa Vecchio

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