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Lawrence, Gertrude [real name Gertrud Alexandra Dagma Lawrence Klasen] (1898-1952), actress

Alan Dent and Kim Reynolds

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34437

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Lawrence, Gertrude [real name Gertrud Alexandra Dagma Lawrence Klasen] (1898-1952), actress, was born in London on 4 July 1898. Her father, Arthur Lawrence Klasen, a music-hall singer, was Danish; her mother, Alice Louise Banks, was English. The child's parents were divorced while she was still in infancy and she lived ...

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