Hazel Court

About Hazel Court

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: February 10, 1926
Birth Place:  Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Died On: 15 April 2008(2008-04-15) (aged 82)\nLake Tahoe, California, United States
Birth Sign: Pisces
Cause of death: Heart attack
Years active: 1944–1981
Spouse(s): Don Taylor (m. 1963; d. 1998) Dermot Walsh (m. 1949; div. 1963)
Children: 3

Hazel Court Net Worth

Hazel Court was bornon February 10, 1926 in  Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, is Actress. Born in Birmingham, England, Hazel Court carried on a love affair with the world of movies and make-believe that made her a leading student at her hometown's School of Drama and later helped her land a contract with the J. Arthur Rank Organisation. Graduating from bits to supporting roles to leads, Court worked in English films from the mid-'40s until the early 1960s, when she relocated to Hollywood. The flame-haired Court was married to Irish actor Dermot Walsh before she married American actor-director Don Taylor.
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💰 Net worth: $4 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1944

At the age of sixteen, Court met film Director Anthony Asquith in London; the meeting won her a brief part in Champagne Charlie (1944). Court won a British Critics Award for her role as a crippled girl in Carnival (1946) and also appeared in Holiday Camp (1947) and Bond Street (1948). Her first role in a fantasy film was in Ghost Ship (1952). One of Court's most remembered films is the cult classic Devil Girl from Mars (1954). She trained at the Rank Organisation's "charm school".

1949

Court was married to Irish actor Dermot Walsh from 1949 until their divorce in 1963. They had a daughter, Sally Walsh, who appeared with her mother in The Curse of Frankenstein.

1957

In the 1957–58 television season, she co-starred in a CBS sitcom filmed in England, Dick and the Duchess, in the role of Jane Starrett, a patrician Englishwoman married to an American insurance claims investigator living in London, a role played by Patrick O'Neal. Court travelled back and forth between Hollywood and England, appearing in four episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. She had parts in A Woman of Mystery (1958), The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959) and Doctor Blood's Coffin (1961) among others.

1960

By the early 1960s, Court had permanently moved to the United States. She was featured in the Edgar Allan Poe horror films The Premature Burial (1962), The Raven (1963) and The Masque of the Red Death (1964), the last two with Vincent Price. She appeared on occasion in the popular early 1960s TV series (each episode a stand-alone drama), the Dick Powell Theatre.

1964

From 1964 until his death in 1998, she was married to American actor Don Taylor, who was divorced in 1955 from Actress Phyllis Avery. Court retired from the film acting Business in 1964 to concentrate on being a wife and mother. Court and Taylor met while they were shooting an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. They had a son, Jonathan, and a daughter, Courtney.

1981

In 1981 Court appeared briefly in the third Omen film, The Final Conflict, although she was uncredited. She also appeared in episodes of several TV series, including Adventures in Paradise, Mission: Impossible, Bonanza, Dr. Kildare, Danger Man, Twelve O'Clock High, Burke's Law, Sam Benedict, Gidget, McMillan and Wife, Mannix, The Wild Wild West, Thriller, and in "The Fear", the penultimate episode of the original 1960's The Twilight Zone.

2008

Court died of a heart attack at her home near Lake Tahoe, California, on 15 April 2008, aged 82. She was survived by daughters Sally Walsh and Courtney Taylor, son Jonathon Taylor and two stepdaughters, Anne Taylor Fleming and Avery Taylor. She was cremated and her ashes were scattered at sea. Hazel Court once said in an interview "Just in case I should pop off to heaven in the night, I always remember to wash up, plump-up the cushions and straighten up after a dinner party. I wouldn't want everyone to come in and find it a mess. It's very English of me."

2013

In addition to acting, she was also a Painter and sculptress, and studied sculpting in Italy. Court wrote her autobiography, Hazel Court – Horror Queen, which was published by Tomahawk Press in the UK (April 2008) and in the US (June 2008).