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Actress Faith Brook passes away

Actress Faith Brook passes away

THE actress Faith Brook has passed away aged 90.

Ms. Brook had enjoyed a successful career on both stage and screen and was equally at home in London’s West End and on New York’s Broadway.

She made her movie debut in 1941 with a small role in Alfred Hitchcock’s Suspicion, which starred Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine. 

Her career was put on hold when she returned to England in the middle of the Second World War to serve in the Auxillary Territorial Service. At the end of the War Ms. Brook remained in London where she appeared in a number of successful stage productions.

Ms. Brook returned regularly to the United States to appear on stage as well in numerous TV dramas.

Her film work in the 1950s and 1960s included The 39 Steps (1959) with Kenneth More, To Sir With Love (1967), which starred Sidney Poitier, and Walk A Crooked Path (1969) with Tenniel Evans.

Her work on television included War and Peace, The Irish R.M. and Sins (see below).

Ms. Brook’s final stage appearance was in a production of Uncle Vanya in 2008.

To see Faith Brook in an excerpt from Sins, click here.


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