Janet Munro

Biography

Janet Munro (28 September 1934 – 6 December 1972) was an English actress. Career Munro starred in three Disney film releases, Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959), Third Man on the Mountain (1959) and Swiss Family Robinson (1960), as well as The Horsemasters (1961), which aired on Disney's weekly television series. Other film credits include science fiction films such as The Trollenberg Terror (1958) (released as The Crawling Eye in the US) and The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961). Personal life Born Janet Neilson Horsburgh, the daughter of Scottish comedian Alex Munro (real name Alexander Neilson Horsburgh) and his wife, Phyllis Robertshaw, in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1934, she used her father's stage name professionally.[citation needed] Family Munro was married to Tony Wright from 1956 until 1959. She married the actor Ian Hendry in 1963, and they had two children, Sally and Corrie. Munro and Hendry were divorced in 1971. Her cousin is Ellie Nicol Hilton, a former child model and British television actress in the 1970s and '80s. Death Munro died from a heart attack caused by chronic ischaemic heart disease at Whittington Hospital, North London in 1972, aged 38 years old.[1] She was cremated and interred at the Golders Green Crematorium.

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Katie O'Gill

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The Day the Earth Caught Fire

Jeannie Craig

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Swiss Family Robinson

Roberta 'Bertie'

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The Crawling Eye

Anne Pilgrim

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Third Man On The Mountain

Lizbeth Hempel

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Life for Ruth

Pat Harris

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Tommy the Toreador

Amanda

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Mr. Sebastian

Carol Fancy

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Small Hotel

Effie

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Mr. Sebastian

Carol Fancy

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The Day the Earth Caught Fire

Jeannie Craig

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Life for Ruth

Pat Harris

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Swiss Family Robinson

Roberta 'Bertie'

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Katie O'Gill

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Third Man On The Mountain

Lizbeth Hempel

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Tommy the Toreador

Amanda

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The Crawling Eye

Anne Pilgrim

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Small Hotel

Effie

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