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Penelope Wilton

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Birth Name: Penelope Wilton
Born: 06/03/1946
Birth Place: North Yorkshire, England, GB

Born June 3, 1946 in the North Yorkshire town of Scarborough, England, Penelope Alice Wilton was the second of three daughters of businessman and barrister Clifford Wilton and his wife, Alice Travers, a former dancer and actress. Wilton's family counted several noted performers in its number, including her uncle, actor Bill Travers of "Born Free" (1966) fame, as well as her aunt, actress Linden Travers of "The Lady Vanishes" (1938) fame, while a cousin, Richard Morant, appeared frequently on English television and the stage. Wilton struggled with dyslexia as a young girl, which prevented her from learning to read properly until her teenaged years. But she persevered, graduating from a conven... Continue Bio >>




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