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    Valerie Hobson (born Babette Valerie Louise Hobson, 14 April 1917 – 13 November 1998) was an Irish-born actress who appeared in a number of films during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Her second husband was John Profumo , a government minister who became the subject of a sensational sex scandal in 1963.

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      Babette Valerie Louise Hobson was born in Larne, County...

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      In 1935, aged 17, she appeared as Baroness Frankenstein in...

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    Hob­son was born Ba­bette Va­lerie Louise Hobson in Larne, County Antrim, in Ul­ster. Her fa­ther was a cap­tain in the Royal Navy. Be­fore she was 11 years old, Hob­son had begun to study act­ing and danc­ing at the Royal Acad­emy of Dra­matic Arts.

    In 1935, still in her teens, she ap­peared as Baroness Franken­stein in Bride of Franken­stein with Boris Karloff and Colin Clive. She played op­po­site Henry Hull that same year in Were­wolf of Lon­don, the first Hol­ly­wood were­wolf film. The lat­ter half of the 1940s saw Hob­son in per­haps her two most mem­o­rable roles: as the adult Es­tella in David Lean's adap­ta­tion of Great Ex­pec­ta­tions (1946), and as the re­fined and vir­tu­ous Edith D'As­coyne in the black com­edy Kind Hearts and Coro­nets(1949). In 1952 she di­vorced her first hus­band, film pro­ducer Sir An­thony Have­lock-Al­lan (1904–2003). In 1954, she mar­ried Brigadier John Pro­fumo (1915–2006), an MP, giv­ing up act­ing shortly af­ter­wards. Pro­fumo was a promi­nent politi­cian of Ital­ian de­scent. Hob­son's last star­ring role was in the orig­i­nal Lon­don pro­duc­tion of Rodgers and Ham­mer­stein's mu­si­cal play The King and I, which opened at the The­atre Royal, Drury Lane, on 8 Oc­to­ber 1953. She play...

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  4. Valerie Hobson — Wikipédia › wiki › Valerie_Hobson

    Valerie Hobson (née le 14 avril 1917 à Larne (Royaume-Uni) et morte le 13 novembre 1998 à Londres (Royaume-Uni)) est une actrice britannique d'origine irlandaise. Elle épousa en secondes noces l'homme politique John Profumo.

  5. Valerie Hobson – Wikipedia › wiki › Valerie_Hobson

    Valerie Hobson, född 14 april 1917 i Larne, County Antrim, Nordirland, död 13 november 1998 i London, var en brittisk skådespelerska.. Dotter till en brittisk arméofficer. Hon gjorde scendebut som sextonåring och strax efter även filmdeb

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  7. Valerie Hobson - Wikipedia › wiki › Valerie_Hobson

    Babette Valerie Louise Hobson, cunoscută ca Valerie Hobson (n. 14 aprilie 1917, Larne[*] , Regatul Unit – d. 13 noiembrie 1998, City of Westminster, Regatul Unit), a fost o actriță irlandeză.

  8. Valerie Hobson - Biography - IMDb › name › nm0387753

    Elegant, quintessentially English (although born in Northern Ireland) Valerie Hobson was the daughter of a British army officer. She studied dancing at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and appeared on the stage for the first time at age 16, but she contracted a case of scarlet fever and decided to give up dancing for acting.

  9. Valerie Hobson - Wikipedia › wiki › Valerie_Hobson

    Valerie Hobson (14. april 1917 – 13. novembar 1998) bila je britanska glumica, poznata po nastupima u nekim od najpoznatijih britanskih filmova 1940-ih, ali i kao druga supruga britanskog političara Johna Profuma.

  10. Obituary: Valerie Hobson | The Independent | The Independent › arts-entertainment

    She was born Valerie Babette Louise Hobson, in Larne, Northern Ireland, in 1917, the daughter of a British naval officer who was serving on a minesweeper at the time.

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