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Hilton Edwards (February 2, 1903 – November 18, 1982)

Hilton Edwards was an English-born Irish actor, lighting designer and theatrical producer. He was the son of Thomas George Cecil Edwards and Emily Edwards. Edwards was born in London.
Born: February 2, 1903, London, United Kingdom
Died: November 18, 1982, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Lived: 1 Bathurst Mansions, 460 Holloway Road, N7
4 Harcourt Terrace, Dublin
Buried: Saint Fintan's Cemetery, Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland
Partner: Micheál Mac Liammóir
Books: Elephant in flight
Parents: Emily Edwards, Thomas George Cecil Edwards

Hilton Edwards was an English-born Irish actor and theatrical producer. Micheál MacLiammóir was an English-born Irish actor, dramatist, impresario, writer, poet and painter. As Alfred Willmore, he was one of the leading child actors on the English stage, in the company of Noël Coward. While acting in Ireland with a touring company of his brother-in-law Anew MacMaster, MacLiammóir met Edwards. Deciding to remain in Dublin, where they lived at Harcourt Terrace, MacLiammóir and Edwards threw themselves into their venture, cofounding the Gate Theatre in Dublin in 1928, which remains Dublin’s most progressive theatre. MacLiammóir is the subject of the 1990 play The Importance of Being Micheál (also published as a book) by John Keyes. Edwards and MacLiammóir were the subject of a biography, titled The Boys by Christopher Fitz-Simon.
Together from 1927 to 1978: 51 years.
Hilton Edwards (February 2, 1903 – November 18, 1982)
Alfred Willmore aka Micheál MacLiammóir (October 25, 1899 – March 6, 1978)



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Hilton Edwards (1903-1982), actor and theatre director, was born on Feb. 2, 1903 at 1 Bathurst Mansions, 460 Holloway Road, N7 the only child of Thomas George Cecil Edwards (d. 1910), a district magistrate in India, and his second wife, Emily Murphy (d. 1926).



Queer Places, Vol. 2 edited by Elisa Rolle
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Boasting such artistic luminaries as Hilton Edwards and his lifelong partner and fellow actor Micheál MacLiammóir, who lived at no. 4, among its former residents, Dublin’s Harcourt Terrace has been a magnet for creative types for more than a hundred years. Recently number 9 has been for auction by its owner for 1.7 million euros.



Queer Places, Vol. 3 edited by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1532906695
ISBN-10: 1532906692
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St. Fintan's Cemetery is located in Sutton, on the south side of Carrickbrack Road in Dublin, Ireland. It is in two parts: one older, with a ruined keeper's cottage and the remnants of old St. Fintan's Church; one newer, and actively used, lower down the hill. Just beyond the older portion is the still-flowing, still-visited St. Fintan's Holy Well.
Address: St Fintan's Cres, Dublin, Ireland (53.37883, -6.09371)
Type: Cemetery (open to public)
Place
Hilton Edwards, director, is buried here with his long-time partner Micheál Mac Liammhóir, author and playwright.
Life
Who: Hilton Edwards (February 2, 1903 – November 18, 1982) and Alfred Willmore aka Micheál MacLiammóir (October 25, 1899 – March 6, 1978)
Hilton Edwards was an English-born Irish actor and theatrical producer. Micheál MacLiammóir was an English-born Irish actor, dramatist, impresario, writer, poet and painter. As Alfred Willmore, he was one of the leading child actors on the English stage, in the company of Noël Coward. While acting in Ireland with a touring company of his brother-in-law Anew MacMaster, MacLiammóir met Edwards. Deciding to remain in Dublin, where they lived at Harcourt Terrace, MacLiammóir and Edwards threw themselves into their venture, cofounding the Gate Theatre in Dublin in 1928, which remains Dublin’s most progressive theatre. MacLiammóir is the subject of the 1990 play The Importance of Being Micheál (also published as a book) by John Keyes. Edwards and MacLiammóir were the subject of a biography, titled The Boys by Christopher Fitz-Simon.



Queer Places, Vol. 3 edited by Elisa Rolle
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ISBN-10: 1532906692
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