Brenda De Banzie as born on July 28, 1915 in Manchester, England. She was a British actress of stage and screen.
Her most notable film role was as Phoebe Rice, the hapless wife of comedian, Archie Rice (played by Laurence Olivier), in the 1960 film, The Entertainer.
She appeared as Maggie Hobson in the 1954 David Lean film version of Hobson's Choice with John Mills and Charles Laughton.
She died during surgery on a benign brain tumour on March 5, 1981, aged 65.
A niece, Lois De Banzie, is also an actress.