Kay Kendall

Kay Kendall - Amor Film Magazine Pictorial [France] (18 July 1956)
1926 - 1959

Kay Kendall  English Actress


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Kay Kendall passed away on 6th Sep 1959 aged 33.


Kay Kendall was previously married to Rex Harrison (1957 - 1959).

She was in relationships with Sydney Chaplin, Charles Feldman, Peter Finch and Steve Cochran.


English Actress Kay Kendall was born Justine Kay Kendall-McCarthy on 21st May, 1926 in Withernsea, Yorkshire, England and passed away on 6th Sep 1959 London, England aged 33. She is most remembered for Les Girls. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Kay Kendall was in an on-screen matchup with Robert Taylor in Quentin Durward (1955).

Kay Kendall is a member of the following lists: Burials at St John-at-Hampstead, Actresses from London and 20th-century English actresses.


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Married1 5 years, 8 months - -
Dating4 - - -
Total5 5 years, 8 months 1 year, 11 months -


First Name Kay
Last Name Kendall
Maiden Name McCarthy
Full Name at Birth Justine Kay Kendall-McCarthy
Age 33 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st May, 1926
Birthplace Withernsea, Yorkshire, England
Died 6th September, 1959
Place of Death London, England
Cause of Death Leukemia
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Les Girls
Year(s) Active 1944–1959
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5635
Father Terry McCarthy
Mother Dora Spencer (step mother), Gladys Drewery
Brother Cavan Kendall McCarthy (aka Cavan Kendall) (1942-1999), Terrence Justin Kendall McCarthy (born 1923)
Sister Patricia Kim Kendall McCarthy (aka Kim Kendall, born 1925)
Family Member Marie Kendall (grandmother)
Friend Dirk Bogarde, Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn

Kay Kendall (21 May 1927 – 6 September 1959) was an English actress.

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Kay Kendall33 TaurusActress
Rex Harrison82 PiscesActor
Sydney Chaplin82 AriesActor
Charles Feldman64 TaurusFilm/TV Producer
Peter Finch60 LibraActor
Steve Cochran48 GeminiActor


Once More, with Feeling!1960Dolly FabianMovie
The Reluctant Debutante1958Sheila BroadbentMovie
Les Girls1957Lady Sybil WrenMovie
Marriage a la Mode1955MonicaMovie
Quentin Durward1955Isabelle - Countess of MarcroyMovie
Simon and Laura1955Laura FosterMovie
Abdullah's Harem1955RonnieMovie
Doctor in the House1954Isobel MinsterMovie
Fast and Loose1954Carol HankinMovie
Genevieve1953Rosalind PetersMovie
Meet Mr. Lucifer1953Lonely Hearts SingerMovie
The Square Ring1953EveMovie
Man in Hiding1953VeraMovie
The Shadow Man1953Barbara GaleMovie
Curtain Up1952Sandra BeverleyMovie
Dead on Course1952Alexia LaRocheMovie
It Started in Paradise1952Lady Caroline FrenchamMovie
Bikini Baby1951SylviaMovie
Happy Go Lovely1951Secretary (uncredited)Movie
The Inch Man1951Sue KempMovie
Sweethearts and Wives1951Martha HandsfordMovie
Dance Hall1950DoreenMovie
Night and the City1950One of Helen's GirlsMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950MaryTV Show
London Town1946PatsyMovie
Caesar and Cleopatra1945Slave Girl (uncredited)Movie
Waltz Time1945Lady in WaitingMovie
Champagne Charlie1944Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
Dreaming1944Party Girl (uncredited)Movie
While Nero Fiddled1944Girl (uncredited)Movie
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