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Madeleine Carroll

Actress / Film Actress | * 02/26/1906 († 81, 10/02/1987) | West Bromwich, West Midlands, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Edith Madeleine Carroll (26 February 1906 – 2 October 1987) was an English actress, popular both in Britain and America in the 1930s and 1940s. At the peak of her success in 1938, she was the world's highest-paid actress. Carroll is remembered for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (1935). She is also noted for largely abandoning her acting career after the death of her sister Marguerite in the London Blitz to devote herself to helping wounded servicemen and children displaced or maimed by the war. She was awarded both the Legion d'Honneur and the Medal of Freedom for her work with the Red Cross. ()
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Edith Madeleine Carroll (26 February 1906, 2 October 1987) was an English actress, popular both in Britain and America in the 1930s and 1940s. At the peak of her success she was the highest-paid actress in the world, earning a then staggering $250,000 in 1938. Carroll is remembered for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps. She is also noted for abandoning her acting career after the death of her sister Marguerite in the London Blitz, to devote herself to helping wounded servicemen and children displaced and maimed by the war.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Madeleine Carroll

Legion of Honour Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Movies with Madeleine Carroll as Actress(41)

as Mrs. Erylnne1949 The Fan
as Paula Doane1948 An Innocent Affair
as Magda1947 White Cradle Inn
as Karen Bentley1942 My Favorite Blonde
as Charlotte Dunterry1941 Virginia
as Leonora Pettycoate1941 One Night In Lisbon
as Carol Delbridge1941 Bahama Passage
as April Logan1940 North West Mounted Police
as Linda Stewart1940 Safari
as Livia Vaynol1940 My Son, My Son!
as Gail Allen1939 Honeymoon in Bali
as Christopher West1939 Cafe Society
as Norma1938 Blockade
as Linda Gray1937 It's All Yours
as Mimi Caraway1937 On the Avenue
as Princess Flavia1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
as Elsa Carrington1936 Secret Agent
as Judy Perrie1936 The General Died at Dawn
as Elizabeth Stacy1936 Lloyd's of London
as Pamela1935 The 39 Steps
as Queen Caroline Matilde of Danmark1935 The Dictator
as Mrs. Warburton, 1825 / Mary Warburton Girard, 19141934 The World Moves On
as Martha Cnockhaert1933 I Was A Spy
as Anne1933 Sleeping Car
as Lady Margaret Rochester1931 The Written Law
as Lucille de Choisigne1931 Madame Guillotine
as Gwenda Farrell1931 Fascination
as Rosa Hartmann1930 The W Plan
as Lady Teazle1930 The School for Scandal
as Dora1930 Escape!
as Mlle. Juliette / Dorothy Glenister1930 French Leave
as Laura Simmons1930 Young Woodley
as Lady Molly Adair1930 Kissing Cup's Race
as Grace Malherb1929 The American Prisoner
as Monica1929 Atlantic
as Lady Madeleine Boycott1928 The First Born
as Diana Cheswick1928 The Guns of Loos

TV Shows/Series with Madeleine Carroll as Actress(6)

as Pamela (archive footage) (uncredited)1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?

Full Name: Madeleine Carroll
Born: Monday, 02/26 1906 (February) in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Friday, 10/02 1987 (October) in Marbella (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Birmingham
Spouses (current/former): Andrew Heiskell, Sterling Hayden, Henri Lavorel
Other names for Madeleine Carroll (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Edith Madeleine Carroll"
"The Queen of British Cinema"
Madeleine Carroll frequently works together with these people:
Alfred Hitchcock (9x, Crew)
Hans Dreier (7x, Crew)
Cedric Hardwicke (6x, Actor)
James Gregory (6x, Actor)
Ernst Fegté (6x, Crew)
Virginia Van Upp (6x, Crew)
John Newland (6x, Crew)
Reginald Fogwell (6x, Crew)
Fred MacMurray (5x, Actor)
Victor Saville (5x, Crew)
Edith Head (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:103978, Added: 06/23/2018, Last updated: 11/11/2021