Moyna MacGill

About Moyna MacGill

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: December 10, 1895
Birth Place:  Belfast, Ireland [now Northern Ireland], United Kingdom
Died On: 25 November 1975(1975-11-25) (aged 79)\nLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Cause of death: Throat cancer
Years active: 1920–1964
Spouse(s): Reginald Denham (m.1919–1924; divorced) Edgar Lansbury (m.1924–1935; his death)
Children: Isolde Denham Angela Lansbury Bruce Lansbury Edgar Lansbury
Relatives: Tamara Ustinov (granddaughter)

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Moyna MacGill was bornon December 10, 1895 in  Belfast, Ireland [now Northern Ireland], United Kingdom, is Actress. Moyna MacGill was born on December 10, 1895 in Belfast, Ireland [now Northern Ireland], UK as Charlotte Lilian McIldowie,. She was an actress, known for The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945), Mien Ao Anh (1959) and Miriam Rozella (1924). She was married to Edgar Isaac Lansbury and Reginald Denham. She died on November 25, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Biography/Timeline

1918

As a teenager she was noticed riding the London Underground by Director and Producer George Pearson, who cast her in several of his films. In 1918, she made her stage debut in the play Love is a Cottage at the West End theatres Globe Theatre. Encouraged by Gerald du Maurier to change her name to Moyna Macgill (which invariably was misspelled as "MacGill" or "McGill", and on at least one occasion, the film Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven, as "Magill"), she became a leading Actress of the day, appearing in light comedies, melodramas, and classics opposite Herbert Marshall, John Gielgud, and Basil Rathbone, among others.

1940

Angela Lansbury would become a popular stage and film Actress in her own right, starring in the long-running television series Murder, She Wrote after a string of successful musicals spanning between the 1940s and 1960s. In 1935, Edgar Lansbury died of stomach cancer, a year after publishing a biography of his father George. Macgill began an affair with Scotsman Leckie Forbes, a former colonel with the British Army in India. The two moved their respective families to a house in Hampstead, but Macgill soon discovered Forbes' military career had made him a staunch disciplinarian who ruled the household like a tyrant.

1942

In 1942, she was invited to join a troupe that was rehearsing Noël Coward's Tonight at 8:30 for a touring production designed to raise funds for the Royal Canadian Air Force. She accepted, and when the company finished the run in Vancouver, she headed to Hollywood to seek work there. She soon sent for Angela, and eventually the twins, and the family settled in Laurel Canyon.

1980

She died of throat cancer in Los Angeles, just fifteen days shy of her 80th birthday.