Pearce, Vera (1896–1966)

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Pearce, Vera (1896–1966)

Australian actress and singer. Born 1896 in Australia; died Jan 21, 1966, in London, England.

At 4, made 1st stage appearance, then toured in England prior to WWI; appeared in The Tivoli Follies in Sydney (1915), followed by The Beauty Shop, The Officers' Mess and Chu Chin Chow, among others; made London debut in Love's Awakening (1922); other plays include Leap Year, The New Moon, Dear Love, Stand Up and Sing, Wild Oats, Sitting Pretty, High Time and Liberty Bill; films include Just My Luck, Nicholas Nickleby (as Mrs, Crummles), Men of Sherwood Forest and Nothing Barred.