Deborah Kerr was a Scottish-born actress remembered for her portrayal of Anna Leonowens in the critically and commercially successful 1956 musical film The King and I, for which she won a Sarah Siddons Award and a Golden Globe Award. Her other notable film appearances include 1946's I See a Dark Stranger, 1949's Edward, My Son, 1950's King Solomon's Mines and 1960's The Sundowners. In 1994, she was the recipient of an Academy Honorary Award.
She was married twice. Her first marriage was to film and television executive Tony Bartley, with whom she had two daughters. The marriage ended in divorce in 1959. In 1960, she got married to her second husband author Peter Viertel.
Her marriage to Tony Bartley ended because he was reportedly jealous of her wealth and fame.
During the latter part of her life, she battled with Parkinson's disease, which eventually contributed to her death in 2007.
was a famous Scottish actress,
who was born on
September 30, 1921. As a person born on this date, Deborah Kerr is listed in our database as the 13th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 30) and the 13th most popular for the year (1921).
People born on September 30
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Deborah Kerr is the 436th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Deborah Kerr's birthday, Deborah Kerr is the 42nd most famous Scottish.
In general, Deborah Kerr ranks as the 5109th
most popular famous person, and the 868th most popular actress of all time.
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