Dame Gracie Fields DBE (born Grace Stansfield, 9 January 1898 – 27 September 1979), was an English actress, singer and comedienne, particularly active during the Second World War. She was a star of both movies and music hall.
Fields was born on 9 January 1898 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. She died on 27 September 1979 from complications of pneumonia in Il Canzone Del Mare, Capri, Italy, aged 81.
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- Gracie Fields on IMDb
- Gracie Fields at Turner Classic Movies
- Gracie Fields: A Biography by Joan Moules Archived 2008-02-25 at the Wayback Machine
- Gracie Fields' appearance on This Is Your Life
- Photographs and literature
- Biographer David Bret interview with Nathan Morley on Cyprus Radio
- Nine digitally restored Gracie Fields recordings Archived 2014-01-10 at the Wayback Machine