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Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
(January 25, 1891 - January 27, 1992) U.K.

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies

Actress

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Born in London, mainly theatre actress. Silent footage exists of her stage performance as Juliet opposite Sir John Gielgud's Romeo from the early 1920s. She was still appearing on stage in charity galas in her late 90s.

Created DBE (Dame of the most excellent order of the British Empire) in 1991 at the age of 100 (the oldest person ever honoured like this). She died in Essex, of natural causes.

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