Hermione Baddeley Biography
Birthday: November 13, 1906 (Scorpio)
Born In: Broseley, Shropshire, England
Hermione Youlanda Ruby Clinton-Baddeley was an English character actress known for playing vulgar and brash characters, often referred to as "blowsy" or "brassy". She earned an Academy Award nomination for playing a supporting role in the 1959 film ‘Room at the Top’. She also won a Tony Award for her performance in the 1963 play ‘The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore’. On television, the actress was known for her portrayal of Nell Naugatuck in the drama ‘Maude’ for which she received a Golden Globe Award. Baddeley was extremely devoted to animals and dedicated her autobiography to her pet dog. However, unlike her professional life, her private life wasn’t that glorious. After two failed marriages, she had a brief relationship with Laurence Harvey, an actor who was 22 years her junior. Baddeley died after a series of strokes in August 1986 in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 79.