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Ann Casson (6 November 1915 – 2 May 1990) was an English stage and film actress. She was a daughter of acting couple Sir Lewis Casson and Dame Sybil Thorndike and had three siblings: John, Christopher and Mary. She was married to actor Douglas Campbell and had four children.[1]

Ann Casson
Ann Casson and Sybil Thorndike 1941.jpg
Casson with mother preparing for a theatrical performance in Australia in 1941
Born(1915-11-06)6 November 1915
Died2 May 1990(1990-05-02) (aged 74)
Camden, London, England
Years active1930–1990
Douglas Campbell
(m. 1947; her death 1990)
Children4, including Benedict Campbell
FamilyChristopher Casson (brother)


Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Brian McFarlane (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Manchester University Press. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-5261-1196-8.


  • Gale, Maggie. West End Women: Women and the London Stage 1918 - 1962. Routledge, 2012, ISBN 0415084954.
  • Yacowar, Maurice & Grant, Barry Keith. Hitchcock's British Films. Wayne State University Press, 2010, ISBN 0814334946.

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