English actress who has appeared in numerous films including London Town, Dance Hall and Genevieve. She won a Golden Globe Award in 1958 for her role in Les Girls.
She attended the Lydia Kyasht Dancing Academy when she was young.
Her life is described in the 2002 book The Brief, Madcap Life Of Kay Kendall by Eve Golden and Kim Elizabeth Kendall.
She was married to Rex Harrison from 1957 until her death in 1959.
She co-starred with Yul Brynner in the 1960 film Once More, With Feeling!