Jessie Matthews

Jessie Matthews
1907 - 1981
Jessie Matthews  British Actress

Jessie Matthews dating history


Jessie Matthews was previously married to Brian Lewis (1945 - 1959), Sonnie Hale (1931 - 1943) and Henry Lytton Jr. (1926 - 1929).

Jessie Matthews was in relationships with Harry Milton, Carol Reed and Duke of Kent.

Jessie Matthews had encounters with Tyrone Power (1941), Danny Kaye and Salvador Dalí.


British Actress Jessie Matthews was born Jessica Margaret Matthews on 11th March, 1907 in London, England, UK and passed away on 19th Aug 1981 Eastcote, Middlesex, England, UK aged 74. She is most remembered for Strauss' Great Waltz. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Jessie Matthews is a member of the following lists: English film actors, English Roman Catholics and English musical theatre actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 15 years 11 years, 1 month 4 years, 10 months
Dating3 - - -
Encounter3 - - -
Total9 15 years 3 years, 8 months 4 years, 10 months


First Name Jessica
Middle Name Margaret
Maiden Name Matthews
Full Name at Birth Jessica Margaret Matthews
Alternative Name The Dancing Divinity, Jessica Matthews, Jessie Matthews, The English Ginger Rogers, Jessica Margaret Matthews, Jessie Margaret Matthews
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 11th March, 1907
Birthplace London, England, UK
Died 19th August, 1981
Place of Death Eastcote, Middlesex, England, UK
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Strauss' Great Waltz
Year(s) Active 1919–1981
Official Websites
Family Member Cousin of Belle Bennett
Friend Ginger Rogers, Was a personal friend of Cole Porter who had written many of his most famous songs in honor of her.

Jessie Margaret Matthews OBE (11 March 1907 – 19 August 1981) was an English actress, dancer and singer of the 1920s and 1930s, whose career continued into the post-war period.

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Jessie Matthews74 PiscesActress
Brian Lewis102
Tyrone Power44 TaurusActor
Sonnie Hale57 TaurusActor
Henry Lytton Jr.-
Danny Kaye76 CapricornActor
Duke of Kent39 SagittariusRoyalty
Salvador Dalí84 TaurusArtist
Harry Milton64 Cancer
Carol Reed69 CapricornDirector


Tales of the Unexpected1979HazelTV Show
The Hound of the Baskervilles1978Mrs. TinsdaleMovie
Edward & Mrs. Simpson1978Aunt Bessie MerrymanTV Show
Jubilee1977Nanny WebsterTV Show
Angels1975Mrs. ToomeyTV Show
Dolly1973Mrs. WigginsTV Show
ITV Playhouse1967Lady BluettTV Show
ITV Sunday Night Drama1959Mrs. HeppleyTV Show
Dinner with the Family1959TV Movie
Tom Thumb1958The Parent: AnneMovie
ITV Play of the Week1955Postmistress GeneralTV Show
A Connecticut Yankee1955TV Movie
Sauce Tartare1949TV Movie
Candles at Nine1944Dorothea Capper - HeiressMovie
Victory Wedding1944Narrator (voice)Short Film
Forever and a Day1943Mildred TrimbleMovie
Climbing High1938DianaMovie
Sailing Along1938Kay MartinMovie
Gangway1937Pat WayneMovie
Head Over Heels in Love1937Jeanne ColbertMovie
It's Love Again1936Elaine Bradford aka Mrs. Smythe-SmytheMovie
First a Girl1935ElizabethMovie
Evergreen1934Harriet GreenMovie
Strauss' Great Waltz1934Resi EbezederMovie
Friday the Thirteenth1933Millie the Non-Stop Variety GirlMovie
The Good Companions1933Susie DeanMovie
The Man from Toronto1933Leslie FarrarMovie
There Goes the Bride1932Annette MarquandMovie
Midshipmaid Gob1932Celia NewbigginMovie
Out of the Blue1931Tommy TuckerMovie
Straws in the Wind1924The Village Maiden (uncredited)Movie
The Beloved Vagabond1923PanMovie
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