Who was Lilly Palmer married to?
Carlos Thompsonm. 1957–1986
Rex Harrisonm. 1943–1957
What nationality was Lilli Palmer?
Did Audrey Hepburn like Rex Harrison?
Sir Rex Harrison (Professor Henry Higgins) was very disappointed when Audrey Hepburn was cast as Eliza Doolittle, as he felt she was badly miscast, and he had hoped to work with Dame Julie Andrews. He told an interviewer, “Eliza Doolittle is supposed to be ill at ease in European ballrooms.
Is Lilli Palmer still alive?
Deceased (1914–1986)Lilli Palmer / Living or Deceased
Did Julie Andrews dislike Audrey Hepburn?
“I don’t think there was a soul who didn’t love her,” Andrews said. In a twist of fate, Andrews had been passed over for Hepburn for the role of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, the Best Picture that year. She remembers Hepburn saying to her, “Julie, you should have done it, but I didn’t have the guts to turn it down.”
Who sang for Deborah Kerr in The King and I?
Nixon was often referred to as “the ghost singer” because it was her voice in three of the most popular film musicals of all time when she sang for Deborah Kerr in The King And I, Natalie Wood in West Side Story and, most famously, for Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady.
How old was Lilli Palmer when she died?
71 years (1914–1986)Lilli Palmer / Age at death
Lilli Palmer, an actress on stage, screen and television for more than 50 years, died of cancer Monday in her Los Angeles home. She was 71 years old. Miss Palmer appeared opposite many leading men of her day, including Fred Astaire, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, William Holden and Rex Harrison.
Did Audrey Hepburn like working with Rex Harrison?
Did Deborah Kerr do her own singing in The King and I?
In “The King and I,” Deborah Kerr’s songs were sung by Marni Nixon. She made a few small film appearances over her career, including one of the singing nuns in “The Sound of Music,” and also starred on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim’s “Follies and Maury Yeston’s Nine.”
Do Eliza and Higgins end up together?
So it’s no surprise that many audiences assume, despite so much ambiguity—despite almost no allusion to it in Pygmalion, the stage play or the screenplay of My Fair Lady—that Eliza and Higgins get together in the end: it’s what we’ve been trained to expect.