Madeleine Carroll

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Madeleine Carroll
Madeleine Carroll in 1939
Edith Madeleine Carroll

(1906-02-26)26 February 1906
Died2 October 1987(1987-10-02) (aged 81)
Resting placeSant Antoni de Calonge
Years active1928–1955
Spouse(s)Captain Phillip Astley (1931–1939)
Sterling Hayden (1942–1946)
Henri Lavorel (1946–1949)
Andrew Heiskell (1950–1965)

Edith Madeleine Carroll (26 February 1906 – 2 October 1987) was an English and American actress. At the peak of her success, she (at that time) was the highest paid actress in the world. She earned just over $250,000 in 1938.[1] She acted in movies and radio. She starred in several Alfred Hitchcock thrillers including The 39 Steps (1935) and Secret Agent.[2] She also played Gail in Honeymoon in Bali (1939).

Carroll was born in West Bromwich, England. She died from pancreatic cancer at age 81 in Marbella, Spain.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Madeleine Carroll Dies, Age 81". The New York Times. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  2. Jill Stewart (4 October 1987). "Film Actress Madeleine Carroll Dies". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. "Madeleine Carroll". RGHF Home. Retrieved May 13, 2016.[permanent dead link]