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Mary Ure

(1933-1975), Actress

(Eileen) Mary Ure

Sitter in 12 portraits
Born in Glasgow, Mary Ure made her London stage debut as Amanda in Jean Anouilh's Time Remembered (1954). Firstly married to playwright John Osborne, and then to actor Robert Shaw, with whom she had four children. Ure starred as Alison Porter in Osborne's Look Back in Anger on stage (1956) and on film (1958). Other performances include her Oscar-nominated role in Sons and Lovers (1960), as Mrs Custer with Robert Shaw in Custer of the West (1964), and as the principal female lead with Clint Eastwood and Richard Burton in Where Eagles Dare (1968).

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Mary Ure, by Anthony Buckley - NPG x76047

Mary Ure

by Anthony Buckley
modern bromide print from original negative, 1953
NPG x76047

Mary Ure, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14226

Mary Ure

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1955
NPG x14226

Mary Ure, by Vivienne - NPG x88036

Mary Ure

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, circa 1956
NPG x88036

Mary Ure, by Vivienne - NPG x88037

Mary Ure

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, circa 1956
NPG x88037

Mary Ure, by Rollie McKenna - NPG x137185

Mary Ure

by Rollie McKenna
bromide print, 1957
NPG x137185

John Osborne; Mary Ure, by Rollie McKenna - NPG x137186

John Osborne; Mary Ure

by Rollie McKenna
bromide print, 1957
NPG x137186

Mary Ure, by Cornel Lucas - NPG x23309

Mary Ure

by Cornel Lucas
bromide print, 1957
NPG x23309

John Osborne; Mary Ure, by P.A. Reuter Photos Ltd - NPG x194155

John Osborne; Mary Ure

by P.A. Reuter Photos Ltd
vintage print, 13 September 1959
NPG x194155

Zoe Caldwell; Mary Ure, by Lewis Morley - NPG x125255

Zoe Caldwell; Mary Ure

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1960s
NPG x125255

Mary Ure; Elizabeth Shaw, by Michael Peto - NPG x137672

Mary Ure; Elizabeth Shaw

by Michael Peto
modern bromide print from original negative, 29 October 1967
NPG x137672

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Mary Ure

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print
NPG x6051

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