Ivy Close

Ivy Close


Ivy Close began a dynasty that has now covered four generations of the history of Cinema and Television. She married the photographer Elwin Neame (1885-1923) and reared two sons Ronald Neame (1911-2010), a successful cinematographer, screenwriter, producer and director and Derek Neame (1915-1979), an author who scripted several films. Her grandson Christopher Neame (1942- ) and her great-grandson Gareth Neame (1967- ) have become successful producers. Her second husband was the Australian-born make-up artist and former stuntman Curly Batson, who died in 1957.
  • When was
    Ivy Close born?

    Ivy Close was born on Sunday, June 15, 1890

  • Where was
    Ivy Close born?

    Ivy Close was born in Stockton-on-Tees, England, UK

  • How old was
    Ivy Close when they died?

    Ivy Close was 79

  • When did Ivy Close die?

    Ivy Close died on
    Wednesday, December 4, 1968

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