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Hermione Gingold (1897-1987), Actress

Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold

Sitter in 40 portraits
Hermione Gingold first appeared on stage at the age of ten as the herald in Pinkie and the Fairies. She played many parts in the theatre and on radio in the 1930s, but she found her true home in revue. Her legendary partnership with Hermione Baddeley ('the two Hermiones') began at the Comedy Theatre in 1941 with Rise Above It, and continued in Sky High at the Phoenix Theatre. It was during this latter show that their rivalry escalated in the press into a famous feud. Her first significant appearance in New York was in 1953 in John Murray Anderson's Almanac. For the rest of her career she was based in America and became particularly well known on talk shows.

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P920

Hermione Gingold

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1948
NPG P920

Ax39606

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, 1 October 1945
NPG Ax39606

Ax39607

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, 1 October 1945
NPG Ax39607

Ax39608

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, 1 October 1945
NPG Ax39608

Ax39609

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, 1 October 1945
NPG Ax39609

x88534

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x88534

x39469

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39469

x39470

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39470

x131045

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 3 November 1946
NPG x131045

x131046

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 3 November 1946
NPG x131046

x14085

Hermione Gingold

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1956
NPG x14085

x28621

Hermione Gingold

by Jane Bown
bromide print, 1969
NPG x28621

x39454

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39454

x39455

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39455

x39456

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39456

x39457

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39457

x39458

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39458

x39459

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39459

x39460

Hermione Gingold

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1 October 1945
NPG x39460

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