Frances de la Tour Bio

(British actress, television personality)

Relationship Facts of Frances de la Tour

  • Frances de la Tour is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Talking about her love life, Frances de la Tour has been married twice till now. She first married a guy named David Godman while studying college. They tied the knot in 1968 with the involvement of family and close relatives.

However, they separated after being together for two years in the early 70s. Later, Frances met the actor and writer, Tom Kempinski who cast her in many of his plays. He is today known for his work on the drama, Othello in 1965, Moonbase 3, and Moon Zero Two.

The couple married in secret and have kept their wedding details away from the public. Likewise, they have a son and a daughter. Sadly, the former duo parted without any unclosed reasons.

Facts/ Trivia

  • Her birth sign is Leo.
  • She earned Olivier Awards for her performances in English stage productions of A Moon for the Misbegotten, Duet for One, and when she Danced.
  • The actress portrayed the role of Olympe Maxime in two Harry Potter Films: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 1.
  • She co-starred with Donald Sinden in a London stage production of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.
  • Frances’ birth name is Frances J. de Lautour.
  • Her name was spelled De Lautour and it was in this form that her birth was registered in Hemel Hempstead.
  • She is an avid animal lover and has had several pet dogs since the launch of her acting career.
  • Some of Frances’ favorite stars are Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, and Julia Roberts.

Who is Frances de la Tour?

Frances de la Tour is a well-recognized English actress and television personality. Tour is widely famed for her role as Miss Ruth Jones in the television sitcom Rising Damp from 1974 until 1978.

Moreover, she is a Tony Award winner and a three-time Olivier Award winner.

Frances de la Tour- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Frances de la Tour was born on 30 July 1944. At present, her age is 76 years old. Likewise, her birthplace is Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, England.

Frances is the daughter of her father, Charles de la Tour whereas her mother is De Lautour. Moreover, she has a brother, Andy de la Tour who is a named actor and screenwriter.

Talking about her nationality, de la Tour holds a British identity whereas her ethnicity is French, Greek, and Irish.

Regarding education, the actress studied at London’s Lycee Francais and the Drama Centre London She graduated at the age of 21 and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1965.

Frances de la Tour- Professional Life, Careers

Professionally, Frances started her acting debut making an appearance in small roles in numerous plays for her first six years with RSC. Ultimately, the star featured in the role that every actress dreams of- the role of Helen in Peter Brook’s legendary production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

Tour in advance featured in the role of Ruth Jones in the series, Rising Damp from 1974 until 1978. The role made her television star and the show was a huge hit. It featured in a 2004 poll conducted by BBC on the 100 Best Sitcoms. She also made her film debut in 1976 starring in “To the Devil a Daughter” where she played the role of a salvation army major.

Likewise, in 1980, Frances reprised the role of Ruth Jones in the movie version of Rising Damp and this gained high attention towards her. She starred the role of Josie in Eugene O’Neill’s famous play, A Moon for the Misbegotten. This role bagged her the second Olivier Award for the Best Actress in 1983.

In the next year, Tour performed the lead role in Saint Joan. It is regarded as one of the best portrayals of her career. She also won her third Olivier Award for Martin Sherman’s When She Danced at the Globe Theatre.

Moreover, the actress has performed in other movies as well. She featured in films such as Time Bandits, Murder with Mirrors, Harry Porter and Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter, and the Deathly Hallows, Alice in Wonderland, and Hugo.

Frances de la Tour- Net worth, Salary

A talented English actress, Tour has earned a handsome amount of money from her profession. She has been active in her profession from the year 1965 till the present.

It is reported that Frances de la Tour has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

However, the celebrated personality has not disclosed her exact salary, earnings, and assets details till now.

Frances de la Tour- Rumors, Controversy

Frances has never been part of any controversial matter or rumors till now. The star has been preoccupied with her professional and private life.

It seems that Tour prefers enjoying her personal life and does not want to merge it with her professional life.

Body features- Height, Weight

76 years old star, Frances has beautiful looks and an admirable personality. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. Also, she has a balanced body weight of 59 kg.

Furthermore, Tour has hazel eyes whereas her hair is brown. Her body measurement is 34-28-38 inches(chest-waist-hip) respectively.

The star wears a dress size of 5(US) and her bra size is 34B.

Social Media

Regarding her social media presence, Frances de la Tour is an active personality on social media. Frances has more than 2.7k followers on her official Twitter account @RealFDLT.

She is also active on Facebook.

However, Tour is not available on Instagram at the moment.

 

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