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Dorothy Hyson

Personal information
Birth nameDorothy Wardell Heisen
Birth dateDecember 24, 1914
Place of birthChicago, Illinois,
United States
Date of deathMay 23, 1996(age 81)
Death placeLondon, England
Other namesLady Quayle
OccupationStage actress
SpouseRobert Douglas,
Sir Anthony Quayle

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Dorothy Hyson, Lady Quayle (December 24, 1914 - May 23, 1996) was an American film and stage actress, born Dorothy Wardell Heisen in Chicago, Illinois. She was the daughter of actress Dorothy Dickson and matinée idol Carl Hyson (né Heisen). She led a successful stage career.

She was married twice:

*The actor Robert Douglas (1936 - 1945)

*The actor and director Sir Anthony Quayle (1947 - 1989); (two daughters Jenny and Rosanna, and a son Christopher).

It is not known whether she ever relinquished her American citizenship and/or became a British subject.

She was widowed in 1989 and died from a stroke on May 23, 1996, in England, a year after the death of her mother, who died at age 102.

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