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April Olrich

Actress

Born - 17 July 1931, Zanzibar (now part of Tanzania)
Died - 15 April 2014

Big-eyed, vivacious, full-lipped, light-haired, exotic-looking actress, a ballerina who turned to acting in her early twenties. Born Edith April Oelrichs, she grew up in Zanzibar, the Seychelles, Uruguay and Argentina before moving to Britain and beginning a dancing career. She made her film debut in Women Without Men/Blonde Bait (1956). Other movies included The Battle of the River Plate (1956), Kill Me Tomorrow (1957), Room at the Top (1958), Deadly Record (1959), The Intelligence Men (1965), The Skull (1966), With These Hands... (1972), Keep It Up Downstairs (1976), Hussy (1980) and Supergirl (1984), her last, although she continued acting on stage and TV until 1990. She married actor Nigel Pegram.