Sara Allgood, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Sara Allgood

Irish actress

Date of Birth: 15-Oct-1879

Place of Birth: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Date of Death: 13-Sep-1950

Profession: actor, stage actor, film actor

Nationality: Ireland, United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Sara Allgood

  • Sara Ellen Allgood (29 November 1879 – 13 September 1950) was an Irish–American actress.
  • She was born in Dublin, Ireland (then part of the United Kingdom) to a Catholic mother and Protestant father.
  • She first studied drama in Inghinidhe na hÉireann ("Daughters of Ireland") and was in the opening of the Irish National Theatre Society.
  • In 1904, she had her first big role in Spreading the News and the following year was a full-time actress.
  • In 1915 she toured Australia and New Zealand as the lead in Peg o' My Heart.
  • On that tour, she married her leading man and they had a daughter 2 years later.
  • Both her daughter and husband died in 1918.
  • Her acting career continued in Dublin, London and on tour, including to the USA.
  • She also appeared in a number of films and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1941.
  • She moved to Hollywood to live in 1940 and became an American citizen in 1945.

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