Debenham, Cicely (1891–1955)

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Debenham, Cicely (1891–1955)

English actress and singer. Born April 17, 1891, in Aylesbury, England; died Nov 7, 1955; m. Guy Ridley.

Made stage debut in Alice in Wonderland (1907), followed by The Arcadians, The Mousmé, Princess Caprice, Oh Oh Delphine!, The Night Hawk, Ready Money, The Light Blues, Vivien (later titled My Lady Frayle), Zig-Zag, Who's Hooper?, My Girl, Patricia and Clo-Clo (title role); made NY debut in Hammerstein's Nine O'Clock Revue (1923); appeared as Elsie Pester in the film Charity (1919).