Saturday, October 20, 2007


Deborah Kerr
Born: Helensburgh, Scotland
Birthname: Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer
Name: Originally pronounced "care", was later pronounced "car."
To help remember her name MGM announced, "Kerr rhymes with Star!"
Originally dubbed: The English Rose
Married: 2x-Anthony Bartley and Peter Viertel
Children: 3 girls: Melanie Jane, Francesca Ann, and step-daughter Christine.
Suffered: Parkinson's Disease
Academy Awards: Nominated 6x. Finally won an honorary Oscar in 1994.
Stage: began her career as a ballerina.
The King And I, 1956
An Affair To Remember, 1957

1 comment:

Marie said...

I had no idea that she died! I loved her in those movies. She had such poise and grace. I'm glad that she finally got an honorary Oscar.