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Sally Ann Howes


Born - 20 July 1930, St John's Wood, London, England
Died - 19 December 2021

Elegant, graceful blonde leading lady of stage musicals and the occasional film, the daughter of revue star Bobby Howes, who also appeared in pictures. An actress throughout the 1940s in her teenage years, she made an appropriate debut as a 13-year-old girl who becomes a film star in Thursday's Child (1943). Later credits include Halfway House (1944), Pink String and Sealing Wax (1945), Dead of Night (1945), The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947), Anna Karenina (1948), My Sister and I (1948), The History of Mr Polly (1949), Stop Press Girl (1949) and Honeymoon Deferred (1951), after which she graced London and Broadway stages in such musicals as Paint Your Wagon and (following Julie Andrews) My Fair Lady. Scattered later films included The Admirable Crichton (1957), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), a TV movie version of The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972), Death Ship (1980) and Broadway: The Golden Age (2003), her last. Four times married, latterly for 48 years to literary agent Douglas Rae, who died in September.