Dora Bryan

Dora Bryan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dora May Bryan OBE (born 7 February 1923) is an English actress of stage, film and television. Bryan was born as Dora May Broadbent in Southport, Lancashire, England. Her father was a salesman and she attended Hathershaw County Primary School in Oldham, Lancashire. Her career began in pantomime before World War II, during which she joined the ENSA in Italy to entertain British troops.Bryan made her stage debut as a child in a pantomime in Manchester and, encouraged by her mother, joined the Oldham Repertory while still a teenager. After spending eight years honing her craft there, she headed for London to try her luck on stage, where she became a regular performer in the West End. Cast in a production of Noel Cowards's "Private Lives," the actress was encouraged to adopt a stage name by Coward himself. She opted for Dora Bryant but a typographical error left off the last 't' and she became Dora Bryan.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134957194
  • 9786134957199