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Carole Gray

Carole Gray Zimbabwean actress

Zimbabwean actress
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Quick Facts
Intro Zimbabwean actress
Is Actor
From Zimbabwe South Africa
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender female
Birth 1940
Age: 80 years
The details
Biography

Carole Gray (born 1938 in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe)) is a former dancer and actress who performed particularly in West End musicals in the 1960s. She arrived in England in 1956, and began her 12-year acting career there appearing in television series such as The Avengers, and made her first notable film as Cliff Richard's girlfriend Toni in The Young Ones (1961). Thereafter, she appeared mainly in horror films, such as Curse of the Fly, Devils of Darkness, and Island of Terror, and was given the nickname the "Scream Queen". In 1968, she returned to Africa where she appeared on stage in plays such as Harvey, in 1968, Fiddler on the Roof, in 1969, and Taubie Kushlick's production of No, No, Nanette at the Alexander Theatre, Johannesburg, in 1972.

Personal life

Carole married her first husband, Peter Graham Du Toit, in December 1957. After they were divorced, her second marriage was to diamond heir Douglas Cullinan.

Partial filmography

  • The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) - Dancer (uncredited)
  • The Young Ones (1961) - Toni
  • Rattle of a Simple Man (1964) - District Nurse
  • Devils of Darkness (1965) - Tania
  • Curse of the Fly (1965) - Patricia Stanley
  • Duel at Sundown (1965) - Nancy Greenwood
  • Island of Terror (1966) - Toni Merrill
  • The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966) - Michel Merlin
  • Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) - Chorus Girl (uncredited) (final film role)
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https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr2002026977
https://viaf.org/viaf/22351997
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/22351997
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