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Movie star Jean Kent dies

Former movie star Jean Kent, who lived in Westhorpe in Suffolk, has died at the age of 92. During her career her co-stars included Marilyn Monroe, Michael Redgrave and Laurence Olivier.

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Suffolk actress Jean Kent dies aged 92

Former film star Jean Kent has died aged 92, it has been announced.

Kent was one of Britain's top box-office stars in the 1940s and 1950s.

Her death was announced by a close family friend, author and former film critic Michael Thornton.

He said the actress was injured in a fall at her home in the Suffolk village of Westhorpe on Thursday.

She was taken by ambulance to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds where she died at 3.40am today.

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