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    Ann E Todd obituary

    Reluctant child star who was hailed as the next Shirley Temple and later worked as a librarian

    Friday March 06 2020, 5.00pm, The Times
    Ann E Todd with Brenda Joyce in Private Nurse in 1941
    Credit: ALAMY

    If Judy Garland was the epitome of the child star whose early Hollywood experiences damaged her for life, Ann E Todd was her opposite. A veteran, by the age of 20, of 38 films, she grew disenchanted with the movie industry and left it on her own terms to pursue an entirely different career in publishing, one in which she enjoyed great success.

    When she began playing the daughters of everyone from Charles Boyer to Jeanette MacDonald...

    Note: The remainder of the obituary is available only to Times subscribers.
    Last edited by Maurice; 6th March 2020, 08:11 PM.