She was among the actresses considered and tested for the role of Melanie Wilkes in Gone With The Wind (1939), but despite being unsuccessful in securing this role, she was cast in such prestigious films as Pride and Prejudice (1940), Kitty Foyle (1940), That Hamilton Woman (1941), and two Alfred Hitchcock films, Suspicion (1941) and Lifeboat (1944). Her film appearances in the following years were few, but she returned to Hollywood to provide voices for the Walt Disney animated films Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Peter Pan (1953). She also played a continuing role in the television soap opera Peyton Place from 1964 until 1965.
She died from cancer in Santa Barbara, California.
Heather Angel has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to Motion Pictures, at 6312 Hollywood Boulevard.
Heather Angel Facts
|Birth Name||Heather Grace Angel|
|Birthday||February 9, 1909|
|Birthplace||Oxford, England, United Kingdom|
|Date of death||December 13, 1986 (age 77)|
|Height||5' 2" (1m57) How tall is Heather Angel compared to you?|
|Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!|
|Alice In Wonderland|
|Bulldog Drummond's Bride|
|Bulldog Drummond Escapes|
|Half A Sinner|
|Pride and Prejudice|
|Two Girls And A Guy|