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Hermione Gingold ACTOR




HERMIONE GINGOLD BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Hermione Gingold was born on December 9th, 1897 in Teddington, Middlesex in England with the middle name Ferdinanda.  Her parents were, James Gingold and Kate Walters.  In 1908 she made her first appearance on stage in a production called, "Pinkie and the Fairies" and then earned quite a name for herself in London appearing in such productions as, "The Merchant of Venice" and "Troilus and Cressida".
 
She continued her career appearing in a variety of musical venues and later relocated to the United States appearing in such Broadway productions as, "Oh Dad, Poor Dad...Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad" (1963) and later in her career in, "A Little Night Music" (1973).
 
Hermione had proven herself to be a very talented stage actress and Hollywood had also begun to take notice of her.  She move west and began appearing first on stage in a production of, "It's About Time" and in a number of films such as, "Gigi" (1958), "The Music Man" (1962) and "I'd Rather Be Rich" (1964).
 
Along with her stage and film work she appeared on a number of television shows such as, "Beyond the Fringe", "Love, American Style", "Ironside" and "The Jack Paar Tonight Show".
 
Hermione Gingold married twice throughout her lifetime, first to Michael Joseph in 1918 and after having two sons together, the marriage came to an end in 1926.  She then chose to marry her second husband Eric Maschwitz in 1926 and this marriage lasted until 1940.
 
Her autobiography, "How to Grow Old Gracefully" was released the year after she passed away.  She also wrote a play titled, "Abracadabra".  On May 24th, 1987 Hermione passed away in New York City, New York after suffering from cardiac issues as well as pneumonia.  Her remains are interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, California.


Filmography

1984 Garbo Talks 
1983 Hotel
1983 How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days
1982 ABC Afterschool Specials 
1981 Trapper John, M.D.
1977 A Little Night Music 
1977 Simple Gifts
1975 Tubby the Tuba 
1972 The Special London Bridge Special 
1971 Banyon 
1971 Love, American Style
1970 The Name of the Game  
1970 Ironside
1969 Winter of the Witch 
1968 It Takes a Thief
1967 Those Fantastic Flying Fools
1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. 
1967 Before the Fringe
1966 Munster, Go Home! 
1965 Promise Her Anything 
1965 Comedy Playhouse 
1965 Harvey Middleman, Fireman 
1965 The Itch 
1964 I'd Rather Be Rich  
1964 The World of Henry Orient 
1963 A Cry of Angels 
1962 Gay Purr-ee
1962 The Music Man 
1961 The Naked Edge 
1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1958 Bell Book and Candle 
1958 Gigi 
1958 Shower of Stars 
1957 Matinee Theatre 
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
1955 The Elgin Hour 
1953 The Adventures of Sadie 
1953 The Slasher 
1952 The Pickwick Papers 
1943 The Butler's Dilemma 
1938 Meet Mr. Penny
1937 Merry Comes to Town
1936 Someone at the Door 
1932 Dance Pretty Lady







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