Madeleine Usher

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Madeleine Usher (b. 10/09/1943) was an actress.


Born to Pieter (Peter) Usher and Kathleen Millichip, Madeleine Cynthia Usher attended a convent school and matriculated from Durban Girls’ College. She was second runner-up in the 1962 Miss South Africa contest and was offered the part of Bob Courtney’s daughter in Jamie Uys’s Lord Oom Piet (1962) straight out of school. This was followed by a role in the Jim Reeves movie, Kimberley Jim (Emil Nofal/1963). She made only four films after that: Mozambique (Robert Lynn/1964), The Winners (Emil Nofal & Roy Sargeant/1972), The Savage Sport (Keith G. van der Wat/1973) and The Winners II (Jans Rautenbach/1977). On stage she appeared in Wait a Minim! (1962), directed by Leon Gluckman, and Come Blow Your Horn (1964), directed by Ricky Arden. She married Marcus Davidson in 1964 and the couple have four children.


Rand Daily Mail (various issues)

Le Roux, André I. & Fourie, Lilla – Filmverlede: geskiedenis van die Suid-Afrikaanse speelfilm

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