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Eileen Herlie

8 March 1918 to 7 October 2008

Classically trained, Scots-born Herlie appeared in an extensive range of theatrical productions before delivering her most notable screen performance as Gertrude in Olivier’s Hamlet (1948). She also played the role to Richard Burton’s Hamlet on Broadway, and was a series regular in the American soap All My Children (1976-2008).

- Read Eileen Herlie's Telegraph Obituary
- Read Eileen Herlie's Guardian Obituary