Daisy Hancox(1894-1985), Actress and singer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Born in Wandsworth, the daughter of Charles and Lucy Hancox (née Udall), Daisy Hancox was educated at the Grey Coats School in London, where she showed a keen interest in sports. However, after leaving Grey Coats she would join Richard Daly's theatre as a chorus girl, and whilst touring would come to the attention of C.B Cochran, who cast her in a number of his London revues. Her career was cut short when she developed tuberculosis, and after recovering in France she married Carl Bendix, a London Stockbroker, with whom she had her son Michael Bendix in 1925. In 1937 she married Colonel Lionel Neame, and in 1938 her second son Timothy was born. Hancox married for a third time in 1949, to Viscount Allenby.