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Noël Coward

Noël Coward's biography

Noël Coward is 74 years old actor born at Teddington. He was born on Saturday 16th of December 1899. He is often nicknamed as The Master. According to year of birth 1899 he belongs to Lost Generation. Birthday on 16th of December means he is Sagittarius. Sagittarius is a Fiery sign of Zodiac Belt. These people are highly learned and love to gain knowledge throughout their life.

He is citizen of United Kingdom. His primary profession is to be actor. You can know him also as composer, film producer, musician, playwright, writer, lyricist, screenwriter, singer, theatrical director, songwriter, film score composer, stage actor, film actor, film director, television director, author. He is recently known as SOE agent.

Noël Coward's dad

Noël Coward's father's name is Arthur Sabin Coward.

Noël Coward's mom

Noël Coward's mother's name is Violet Agnes Veitch.

Noël Coward's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

Noël Coward's career

His main focus is to be actor and performing arts. He is famous thanks to Sail Away.

How did Noël Coward die

He died on on Monday 26th of March 1973 when he was 74 years old at Firefly Estate. Noël Cowards death was caused by heart attack. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Noël Coward's Awards

  • His play, "The Vortex" in the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson/Josephine Hart and Stagescreen productions at the (University of California) James A. Doolittle Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1991 Drama-Logue Award for Production.

Noël Coward's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay
  • He was nominated for Tony Award for Best Author for work The Girl Who Came to Supper in 1964

What Noël Coward has done for a first time

  • Turned down the role of the eponymous villain in the first James Bond film, Dr. No (1962).
  • Was the first "tax exile," a British subject living outside the UK in order not to incur the income tax, to be knighted.
  • He and Marlene Dietrich had become, and remained, close friends since their first conversation--by transatlantic telephone--in 1935.

Noël Coward's quotes

  • Having to read a footnote resembles having to go downstairs to answer the door while in the midst of making love.
  • [About Oscar Wilde] It is extraordinary indeed that such a posing, artificial old queen should have written one of the greatest comedies in the English language!
  • [To Peter O'Toole] If you'd been any prettier, it would have been "Florence of Arabia".
  • Comedies of manners swiftly become obsolete when there are no longer any manners.
  • Everybody worships me, it's nauseating.
  • Extraordinary how potent cheap music is
  • Don't put your daughter on the stage, Mrs. Worthington.
  • I never care who scored the goal, or which side won the silver cup--I never learned to bat or bowl--But I heard the curtain going up.
  • [asked what he thought about his Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) co-star Keir Dullea] Keir today, gone tomorrow.
  • Wit is like caviar - it should be served in small portions and not spread about like marmalade.
  • Certain women should be struck regularly, like gongs.
  • [In a telegram to Gertrude Lawrence upon her marriage to Richard Aldrich] Dear Mrs. A: Hooray! Hooray! You finally are de-flowered. I love you now and every day. Sincerely, Noel Coward.
  • [His last words] Good night my darlings. I'll see you in the morning.
  • I don't much care for Hollywood, I'd rather have a nice cup of cocoa.
  • My life really has been one long extravaganza.
  • The day when I shall begin to worry is when the critics declare: 'This is Noël Coward's greatest play.' But I know they bloody well won't.
  • I can accept anything in the theatre provided it amuses me or moves me. But if it does neither, I want to go home.
  • [on Sophia Loren] She should have been sculpted in chocolate truffles so that the world could devour her.
  • [on A.E. Matthews] He bumbled through the play like a charming retriever who has buried a bone and can't quite remember where.
  • [talking about the diaeresis (two dots) over the "e" in his first name] I didn't put the dots over the "e" in Noël. The language did. Otherwise it's not Noël but Nool!
  • Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun.
  • [on the Duke of Windsor's abdication to in order to marry a divorced woman] A statue should be erected to Mrs. Simpson in every town in England for the blessing she has bestowed upon the country.
  • [In 1940, on coping with air raids] When the warning sounds I gather up some pillows, a pack of cards and a bottle of gin, tuck myself beneath the stairs and do very nicely with the consolations of a drink and solitaire until "all clear" sounds.
  • I have a slight reforming urge, but have rather cunningly kept it down.
  • I was a brazen, odious little prodigy, over-pleased with myself and precocious to a degree. I was a talented boy, God knows, and when washed and smarmed down a bit, passably attractive.
  • The world has treated me very well. But then I haven't treated it so badly, either.
  • I behaved through most of the [Second World] war with gallantry tinged, I suspect, by a strong urge to show off.
  • [on Method actors who believed they needed to know a character's motivation to portray a role] If you must have motivation, think of your pay packet on Friday.
  • [on the first of the Ian Fleming novels to be filmed; Ian had asked Noël to play "Dr. No"] No, no, no, a thousand times no!
  • [on Arthur Miller] The cruelest blow life has dealt him is that he hasn't a grain of humour.
  • The modern actress needs only to look good and master three essential skills, to cry, scream and fake orgasm on demand.

Noël Coward's body shape

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