Hermione Gingold

Hermione Gingold (December 9, 1897May 24, 1987) was a British actress known for her sharp-tongued, eccentric persona.

She was the daughter of an upper-class Austrian born Jewish financier Lionel Gingold and an English-born Jew, Kate Walters.

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  • Contrary to popular belief, English women do not wear tweed nightgowns.
    • Saturday Review, 16 April 1955; quoted in Ned Sherrin, The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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