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Houston, Renée [real name Caterina Rita Murphy Gribbin]

Frances Gray

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/49223

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Houston, Renée [real name Caterina Rita Murphy Gribbin] (1902–1980), actress, was born on 24 July 1902 at 55 Grahame Street, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, one of at least two daughters of James Gribbin (1876–1939), then a spirit salesman, and his wife, Elizabeth Houston (1875–1942)...

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Subjects: Theatre ; Radio ; Film

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