Evelyn Laye

Actor, Singer
British-born Evelyn Laye was an accomplished actress who appeared in many Hollywood films throughout her Hollywood career. In 1918, she made her West End debut in "The Beauty Spot." In 1992, she made a farewell tour in ... Read more »
Born: 07/10/1900 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (2)

Say Hello to Yesterday 1969 (Movie)

Woman's Mother (Actor)

Blood Fiend 1967 (Movie)

Madame Angele (Actor)

Biography

British-born Evelyn Laye was an accomplished actress who appeared in many Hollywood films throughout her Hollywood career. In 1918, she made her West End debut in "The Beauty Spot." In 1992, she made a farewell tour in Britain. In 1929, she played the lead in "Bitter Sweet," singing "I'll See You Again," which became her signature. Laye began her career with a role in "Blood Fiend" (1967) with Christopher Lee. She went on to act in the comedy "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970) with Jean Simmons. Later in her career, Laye appeared in "The Woman He Loved" (CBS, 1987-88). Laye was married to Frank Lawton. Laye passed away in February 1996 at the age of 96.

Relationships

Sonnie Hale

Husband
divorced

Frank Lawton

Husband
married until his death in 1969

Milestones

1992

Made a farewell tour in Britain

1929

Played the lead in "Bitter Sweet," singing "I'll See You Again," which became her signature

1923

Stage debut was her first big success in "The Merry Widow"

1918

Made her West End debut in "The Beauty Spot."

Bonus Trivia

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Father managed the Palace Theatre in Brighton.

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Signature song was "I'll See you Again."

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