Janet Munro

English actress (1934-1972)

Janet Neilson Horsburgh (28 September 1934 – 6 December 1972), known as Janet Munro, was an English actress. She won a Golden Globe Award for her role in the movie Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959). She also appeared in Life for Ruth (1962).

Janet Munro
Born
Janet Neilson Horsburgh

(1934-09-28)28 September 1934
Died6 December 1972(1972-12-06) (aged 38)
Archway, London, England
Cause of deathHeart attack
OccupationActress
Years active1957–1972
Spouse(s)
Tony Wright
(m. 1956; div. 1959)

Ian Hendry
(m. 1963; div. 1971)
Children2
Parent(s)Alex Munro
Phyllis Robertshaw

Munro starred in three Disney movies: Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959), Third Man on the Mountain (1959) and Swiss Family Robinson (1960).

Other best known roles include The Trollenberg Terror (1958) and The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961).

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