Date of Birth:
8 September 1914
Hillary Brooke played in 9 movies in the Crime, Horror, Mystery, Music, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance, Thriller, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi genres.
Hillary Brooke got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
Had two children with second husband: son Donald and stepdaughter Carol
Although she spoke with an English accent, she wasn't British; she was actually from Astoria, New York. She said that she cultivated that accent at the beginning of her career in order to set her apart from all the other tall blondes she would be competing with for parts. The tactic worked so well that producers who hired "the blonde with the British accent" expected to hear a blonde with a British accent on the screen, so she was forced to use the accent whenever she worked, and wound up using it all the time, even off screen.
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