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Millar, Gertrude [Gertie] [married namesGertrude Monckton; Gertrude Ward, countess of Dudley]

Kurt Gänzl

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/35022

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Millar, Gertrude [Gertie] [married namesGertrude Monckton; Gertrude Ward, countess of Dudley] (1879–1952), actress, was born at 21 Grunwith Street, Manningham, Yorkshire, on 20 February 1879, the third daughter of a thirty-year-old Bradford worsted-stuff worker and dressmaker, Elizabeth Miller. Her father's name does not appear on her birth certificate, but at her marriage she claimed he was ...

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Subjects: Theatre

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