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Actress

Rachel Roberts, Welsh actress. Recipient Clarence Derwent award; British Academy award for Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, This Sporting Life; London Evening Standard best actress award Alpha Beta.

Background

Roberts, Rachel was born on September 20, 1927 in Llanelly, Wales. Daughter of Richard Rhys and Rachel Ann Roberts.

Education

Bachelor of Arts English, U. Wales. Student Royal Academy Dramatic Art.

Career

; married second, Rex Harrison, 1962 (division 1971). Joined Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, 1951. Appeared Watergate Theatre, London, 1953.

Theater appearances include Alpha Beta, London, England., The Visit and Chemin de Fer, 1973, New Phoenix Repertory Company. New York City, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the Moon Marigolds, Los Angeles, 1971, Once a Catholic, 1979. Films include The Good Companions, 1957, The Weak and the Wicked, Valley of Song, Our Man in Havana, 1959, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, 1961, Girl on Approval, This Sporting Life, 1963, Doctors’ Wives, 1971, O Lucky Man, 1973, Alpha Beta, 1976, Foul Play, 1978, others.

Also revues also numerous television appearances including Jonathan North, Circus, Time, Sunday Out of Season, Shadow Squad, regular on The Tony Randall Show, ABC-television, 1976-1978.

Connections

Married Alan Dobie, 1955 (divorced 1960). Married second, Rex Harrison, 1962 (divorced 1971).

father:
Richard Rhys

mother:
Rachel Ann Roberts

spouses:
Alan Dobie

Rex Harrison