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Sir Noël Coward (1899-1973), Actor, playwright and composer

Sitter associated with 117 portraits
Dramatist and actor. Born in Teddington, although his first play closed after five weeks in 1920, great success followed with London Calling (1923), The Vortex (1924), and Hay Fever (1925). In 1930, the year this mask was made, Private Lives opened in London and New York. His play Blithe Spirit (1941), and the film In Which We Serve (1942) contributed to the war effort. After the war he performed his own songs in cabaret in London and Las Vegas, giving him financial security.

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Sir Noël Coward

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 2 January 1935
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Hope Williams and Sir Noël Coward in 'The Scoundrel'

by Lusha Nelson
halftone reproduction tear sheet, 1935
NPG x193429

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1939
NPG x1800

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11064

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11065

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11066

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11067

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Noël Coward; Lorn Loraine

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11068

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11069

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11070

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Noël Coward; Lorn Loraine

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11071

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11072

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Noël Coward

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x11073

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Noël Coward

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1942
NPG x14052

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Noël Coward

by Dorothy Wilding
toned bromide print, 1951
NPG x6932

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Noël Coward

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 1951
NPG x30472

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Noël Coward

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 1951
NPG x6922

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Noël Coward

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 1951
NPG x6923

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Noël Coward

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1951
NPG x6924

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