Daphne du Maurier was born in London, the middle of three daughters of prominent actor-manager Sir Gerald du Maurier and actress Muriel Beaumont. Her mother was a maternal niece of journalist, author, and lecturer William Comyns Beaumont.Spouse: Lt.-Gen. Sir Frederick Browning, (m. 1932; his .
Apr 14, 2007 · 'Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again', the opening of Rebecca, is Daphne du Maurier's most quoted line. And from 10 May, the centenary of her Author: Kate Kellaway.
Du Maurier fell in love with Ellen Doubleday, the wife of her American publisher, and wrote her many love letters, but Doubleday did not return her affections (Barber). Du Maurier then began a physical affair with Gertrude Lawrence (Barber).
May 11, 2007 · The many secrets of Daphne du Maurier But anyway, I'm in deep water here as this isn’t an Eng lit blog, but a bisexual one – and this is about D du M’s bisexuality. Divided loyalties Or rather, her sexuality. Apparently, she kept things pretty close to her chest Author: Sue George.