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Ray, Gabrielle [real name Gabrielle Elizabeth Clifford Cook]locked

  • Kurt Gänzl


Ray, Gabrielle [real name Gabrielle Elizabeth Clifford Cook] (1883–1973), actress, was born at Bamford Grange, Cheadle, Stockport, on 28 April 1883, the daughter of an iron merchant, William Austin Cook, and his wife, Annie, née Holden. She made her first stage appearances as a child. In 1893 she took the part of Eveleen in ...

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