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Angela du Maurier
Angela du Maurier (1 March 1904 – 5 February 2002) was the daughter of actor Gerald du Maurier (the first Captain Hook). As such she was the cousin of the Llewelyn Davies boys, show inspired the creation of Peter Pan. She played Wendy Darling in two productions, one with Gladys Cooper and the other with Dorothy Dickson as Peter Pan.
She was a novelist, with eleven books published in total, including two volumes of autobiography, It's Only the Sister (1951) and Old Maids Remember.
The eldest of three daughters of Sir Gerald du Maurier and actress Muriel Beaumont, she was born in St Pancras, London. Her grandfather was the author and Punch cartoonist George du Maurier. Although three years older than her better known sister Daphne, she outlived her by thirteen years.
Originally aspiring to follow the family tradition of acting, she planned to be an actress and spent two seasons on the stage. She worked on the land in Cornwall during the war and travelled extensively in Europe. She later turned to writing, with the release of her earlier works coinciding with the publication of her sister's Rebecca and Jamaica Inn. Her works of fiction include The Road to Leenane, Pilgrims by the Way, The Perplexed Heart, Reveille and Treveryan. She lived at Ferryside, the family house in Cornwall, for most of her life. She died in Wandsworth, London, aged 97.