Date of Birth:
11 March 1907
Jessie Matthews played in 1 movies in the Family, Fantasy, Musical, Music genres.
Jessie Matthews got succeed with average imdb rating 6.4.
Born to a huge, poor family in the East End of London, Jessie became a big stage star in the late 1920s and 1930s, enjoying some cross over success in musical films. Her career never quite relaunched after the war though, but she staged a comeback replacing the lead actress in radio soap "Mrs Dale's Diary" in the 1960s. Her life was blighted by breakdowns of relationships and her own struggles against ill-health and insecurity, and ended, amazingly, buried in an unmarked grave (only rectified af... Read more