Reference Entry

Ashcroft, Dame Edith Margaret Emily [Peggy] (1907-1991), actress

Michael Billington

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Early stage career and marriages | War and post-war acting | Ashcroft and the company ideal | Later career, films, and television | Death and assessment

Reference Entry.  3234 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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