Coral Browne

Coral Browne


Coral Browne was born on Jul 23, 1913 in Australia. Coral Browne's big-screen debut came with We're Going to Be Rich directed by Monty Banks in 1938. Coral Browne is known for An Englishman Abroad directed by John Schlesinger, Alan Bates stars as Guy Burgess and Coral Browne as Coral Browne. The most recent award Coral Browne achieved is Evening Standard British Film Awards. The upcoming new movie Coral Browne plays is Dreamchild which will be released on Oct 04, 1985.

Australian actress who worked primarily in Britain and specialized in superior, upper-crust sorts. Browne began her stage career in Melbourne but moved to England at the age of 21 and quickly brightened the West End with her sharp delivery and stylish sense of comedy. Her film appearances were sporadic, though she made several pictures memorable with her presence, particularly The Ruling Class (1972) as the libidinous Lady Claire.While touring the Soviet Union in a Royal Shakespeare Company production of "Hamlet, " Browne encountered the expatriate British spy Guy Burgess, and this bizarre meeting became the basis of the television film An Englishman Abroad (1983), for which Browne won the BAFTA Best Actress award for playing herself. She met Vincent Price when they co-starred in Theatre of Blood (1973), and married him in 1974. He was at her side when she died at 77 following a long struggle with breast cancer.

  • Birthday

    Jul 23, 1913
  • Place of Birth

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Known For


4 wins & 0 nominations

Evening Standard British Film Awards
Best Actress
Winner - Evening Standard British Film Award
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
Best Actress
Winner - Saturn Award
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