Hermione Gingold

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Hermione Gingold
Hermione Gingold (1973) by Allan Warren.jpg
Gingold in 1973, by Allan Warren
Born(1897-12-09)9 December 1897
Maida Vale, London, England
Died24 May 1987(1987-05-24) (aged 89)
New York City, New York, United States
OccupationActress
Years active1909–1984
Spouse(s)
Michael Joseph
(m. 1918; div. 1926)

Eric Maschwitz
(m. 1926; div. 1945)
Children2

Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold (/ˈɡiŋɡld/;[1] 9 December 1897 – 24 May 1987) was an English-American actress. She was known for playing loud and energetic elderly women such as in Gigi (1958), Bell, Book and Candle (1958), The Music Man (1962) and A Little Night Music (1973).

Gingold died from heart failure caused by pneumonia at the Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan on 24 May 1987, aged 89.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lucus Gingold - Football Coach". Fresno State Athletics.
  2. Saxon, Wolfgang, "Hermione Gingold, English Actress, Dies At 89", The New York Times, 25 May 1987.