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Encyclopedia > Margaret Lockwood
Margaret Lockwood

Birth name Margaret Mary Lockwood Day
Born September 15, 1916
Karachi, British India [now Karachi, Pakistan]
Died July 15, 1990 (aged 73)
London, England
Spouse(s) Rupert de Leon (1937-1949)
Children Julia Lockwood (b.1941)
Margaret Lockwood with Michael Redgrave in The Lady Vanishes (1938)

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Born and Christened Mary Margaret Lockwood Day in Karachi, British India (now Pakistan), Lockwood's family returned to the United Kingdom while she was a child. She then attended Sydenham Girls' High School, and a ladies school in Kensington, London.   (Urdu: , Sindhi: ) is the largest city in Pakistan and is the provincial capital of Sindh province. ... Anthem God Save The Queen/King British India, circa 1860 Capital Calcutta (1858-1912), New Delhi (1912-1947) Language(s) Hindi, Urdu, English and many others Government Monarchy Emperor of India  - 1877-1901 Victoria  - 1901-1910 Edward VII  - 1910-1936 George V  - January-December 1936 Edward VIII  - 1936-1947 George... Sydenham is a place, for the most part, in the London Borough of Lewisham; though some streets towards Crystal Palace Park and Penge are in the London Borough of Bromley, and some streets off Sydenham Hill are in the London Borough of Southwark. ... , A wealthy area in Kensington, that is just south of Kensington High Street. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...


She began studying for the stage at an early age under Italia Conti, and made her debut at the age of 12 at the Holborn Empire, in 1928, as a fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream. In December of the following year she appeared at the Scala Theatre in the pantomime The Babes in the Wood. In 1932 Margaret Lockwood appeared at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in Cavalcade. Westons Music Hall was a music hall and theatre that opened on 16 November 1857 on the site of the Six Cans and Punch Bowl Tavern. ... For other uses, see A Midsummer Nights Dream (disambiguation). ... This is not the same theatre as The Prince of Wales Theatre, in Leicester Square which was built in 1884, became the The Prince of Wales in 1886, and is still existent. ... The Christmas Pantomime colour lithograph bookcover, 1890 Pantomime (informally, panto) refers to a theatrical genre, traditionally found in Great Britain, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Ireland, which is usually performed around the Christmas and New Year holiday season. ... Currently home to Lord Of The Rings, the musical. ...


She then trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where she was seen by a talent scout and signed to a contract. In June 1934 she played Myrtle in House on Fire at the Queen's Theatre, and on August 22, 1934 appeared as Margaret Hamilton in Gertrude Jenning's play Family Affairs when it premiered at the Ambassadors Theatre; as Helene Ferber in Repayment at the Arts Theatre in January 1936; as Trixie Drew in Henry Bernard's play Miss Smith at the Duke of York's Theatre in July 1936; and back at the Queen's in July 1937 as Ann Harlow in Ann's Lapse. After 1937 Miss Lockwood devoted herself entirely to the medium of film. RADAs theatre in London The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in Bloomsbury, London, is generally regarded as the most prestigious drama school in the world. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The musical Les Misérables transferred to the Queens Theatre in March 2004 after its run at the Palace Theatre The Queens Theatre is a theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue in the West End of London, next to the Gielgud Theatre, as whose twin it was designed by W. G... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ambassadors Theatre in April 2007 The Ambassadors Theatre (formerly the New Ambassadors Theatre), is a West End theatre located in West Street, near Charing Cross Road in the City of Westminster. ... The Arts Theatre was a small club theatre in London, England. ... The Duke of Yorks Theatre in London, UK, opened on 10 September 1892 with Wedding Eve, was built for Frank Wyatt and his wife, Violet Melnotte. ...


Margaret Lockwood had entered films in 1934, and in 1935 she appeared in the film version of Lorna Doone; in 1938 she played the role of Jenny Sunley, the self-centred, frivolous wife of Michael Redgrave's character in The Stars Look Down. Her most successful film of that decade was Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, in which she again stars with Redgrave. 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Cover of an illustrated 1893 edition of Lorna Doone Jan Ridd learns to fire his fathers gun - from an 1893 illustrated edition Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor, is a novel by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. ... Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood in The Lady Vanishes (1938) Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave, KBE (March 20, 1908 — March 21, 1985) was an English actor and the son of the Australian silent film star Roy Redgrave and the actress Margaret Scudamore. ... The Stars Look Down is a novel by A. J. Cronin, initially published in 1935. ... Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock KBE (August 13, 1899 – April 29, 1980) was an iconic and highly influential British-born film director and producer who pioneered many techniques in the suspense and thriller genres. ... The Lady Vanishes is a 1938 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. ...


She also appeared in the Gate Theatre, Dublin, during which time she accidentally set her dressing room on fire.[citation needed] The Gate Theatre, in Dublin, was founded in 1928 by Hilton Edwards and Micheál MacLiammoir, initially using the Abbey Theatres Peacock studio theatre space to stage important works by European and American dramatists. ... Dublin city centre at night WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Statistics Province: Leinster County: Dáil Éireann: Dublin Central, Dublin North Central, Dublin North East, Dublin North West, Dublin South Central, Dublin South East European Parliament: Dublin Dialling Code: +353 1 Postal District(s): D1-24, D6W Area: 114. ...


In the early 1940s she changed her on-screen image to play villainesses in both contemporary and period films, becoming the most successful actress in British films during that period. Her greatest success was in the title role in The Wicked Lady (1945), a film which was controversial in its day and brought Lockwood considerable publicity. The Wicked Lady was a 1945 film starring Margaret Lockwood in the title role as a woman marrying into nobility (Barbara Worth aka Lady Barbara Skelton) who turns to highway robbery for enjoyment, and to repay gambling debts. ...


In 1946 Margaret Lockwood gained the Daily Mail First Prize for the most popular British film actress.


She continued to act until the late 1970s. One of her last major roles was in the television series "Justice". She was created a CBE in 1980. Her acceptance of this award marked her last public appearance. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are Knight Grand Cross or Dame Grand Cross (GBE) Knight Commander...


Margaret Lockwood had married Rupert de Leon, and had given her recreations in the late 1940s as music, swimming, and, surprisingly, fencing. She lived her final years in seclusion and died in Kensington, London, UK, from cirrhosis of the liver, aged 73. , A wealthy area in Kensington, that is just south of Kensington High Street. ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... Cirrhosis is a chronic disease of the liver in which liver tissue is replaced by connective tissue, resulting in the loss of liver function. ...


She is survived by her daughter, actress Julia Clark (née Margaret Julia de Leon).


References

  • Parker, John, Who's Who in the Theatre, 10th revised edition, Pitmans, London, 1947, p. 945-6.

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Margaret Lockwood - definition of Margaret Lockwood in Encyclopedia (239 words)
Dame Margaret Mary Lockwood (September 15, 1916 - July 15, 1990) was a British actress.
Born in Karachi, British India (now Pakistan), Lockwood's family returned to the United Kingdom while she was a child.
She made her stage debut at the age of 12, and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where she was seen by a talent scout and signed to a contract.
Margaret Lockwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (276 words)
Margaret Lockwood with Michael Redgrave in "The Lady Vanishes" (1938)
Margaret Mary Lockwood Day, CBE (September 15, 1916 - July 15, 1990) was a British actress.
She lived her final years in seclusion and died in Kensington, London, UK, from cirrhosis of the liver at the age of 73 in 1990.
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