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date: 04 March 2021

Houston, Renée [real name Caterina Rita Murphy Gribbin]locked

(1902–1980)
  • Frances Gray

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Houston, Renée [real name Caterina Rita Murphy Gribbin] (1902–1980), actress, was born on 24 July 1902 at 55 Grahame Street, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, one of at least two daughters of James Gribbin (1876–1939), then a spirit salesman, and his wife, Elizabeth Houston (1875–1942)...

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