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Roberts, Rachellocked

(1927–1980)
  • Clive Barker

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Roberts, Rachel (1927–1980), actress, was born on 20 September 1927, at Llanelli, the second daughter of the Baptist minister Richard Rhys Roberts (1894–1965) and his wife, Rachel Ann Jones (1894–1973). Rachel Roberts records that despite her childhood in a caring family she had little consciousness of being loved and she developed early a sense of inferiority, as the unwanted child of middle-aged parents, with a sister ten years older, more accomplished, and better looking. From 1932 ...

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