Sarah Churchill

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Birthday
7, 1914
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 24, 1982 (67)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1914
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 24, 1982 (67)

About

English stage and screen performer best known for starring opposite fellow dancer Fred Astaire in the 1951 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie Royal Wedding. She was the second daughter and third child of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Before Fame

She served as an interpreter in the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the World War II years.

Trivia

Her memoir, Keep on Dancing, discusses her struggles with alcoholism.

Family Life

Her mother and father, Winston and Clementine Churchill, disapproved of her early marriages to Anthony Beauchamp and comedian Vic Oliver. Her third marriage, to Baron Thomas Touchet-Jesson, was an extremely happy one, though it sadly lasted only one year (Touchet-Jesson passed away in 1963).

Associated With

She made several appearances on the television and radio shows of legendary comedian Jack Benny.

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