Lady Iris Victoria Beatrice Grace Mountbatten

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Lady Iris Victoria Beatrice Grace Kemp (Mountbatten)

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England
Death: September 1, 1982 (62)
Wellesley Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Place of Burial: Plot: Battenburg Chapel, St Mildred Churchyard, Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alexander Albert Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke and Irene Mountbatten, Marchioness of Carisbrooke
Wife of William Kemp
Ex-wife of Major Hamilton Joseph Keyes O'Malley and Mike Bryan
Mother of <private> Mountbatten and Robin Alexander Bryan

Occupation: model, actress
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About Lady Iris Victoria Beatrice Grace Mountbatten

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Lady Iris Mountbatten Biography The Lady Iris Mountbatten (Iris Victoria Beatrice Grace Mountbatten) was born in Kensington Palace, London on 13 January 1920, the only child of Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, eldest of three sons and one daughter of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg. Her Mother, the Marchioness of Carisbrooke GBE (1938), DJStJ, Order of Queen Maria Luisa, was born Lady Irene Francis Adza Denison (4 July 1890 – 16 July 1956) the only daughter of William Francis Henry Denison, 2nd Earl of Londesborough and Lady Grace Adelaide Fane (3 October 1860 – 13 June 1933), a daughter of Francis William Henry Fane, 12th Earl of Westmorland.Lord Carisbrooke's only sister Ena was Queen consort to King Alfonso XIII of Spain, thus making Lady Iris a first cousin of the Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, grandfather of the present King, Felipe VI of Spain. Lady Carisbrooke had two brothers of whom only one, Hugo William Cecil Denison, 4th and last Earl of Londesborough, was married. He and his wife had one child, Iris's only maternal first cousin, Lady Zinnia Rosemary Denison (25 November 1937 – 13 July 1997) a keen equestrian and Master of the Whaddon Chase Hunt 1982-84. 'The Lady Zinnia Judd Challenge Trophy' named in memory of her, is presented in the Hunter Championship for the 'Best Hunter in Show' at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.On 29 November 1934, Iris was a bridesmaid at the wedding of her cousins Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark and Prince George, Duke of Kent. On 4 September 1935, at St. Oswald's Church, Blankney, Lincolnshire, she was a bridesmaid at the wedding of her uncle Lord Londesborough to Marigold Rosemary Joyce Lubbock (15 May 1903 – 15 May 1976). On 12 May 1937 at their coronation, Iris was one of the six train bearers to Queen Elizabeth, wife and consort of her cousin King George VI.She attended a variety of royal and aristocratic events in her youth, being a well known and much photographed débutante. During World War II she worked as a nurse's aide, later moving to the United States. She becoming an actress and model, appearing as a hostess for a live TV children's programme Versatile Varieties (CBS Television, 1951). She also appeared endorsing Pond's Creams and Warrens Mint Cocktail Gum. A goddaughter was Sharon McCluskey (daughter of Ellen Lehman McCluskey of the Lehman family), later Sharon, Countess Sondes, second wife of Henry Milles-Lade, 5th Earl Sondes.She married three times:On 29 January 1941 Lady Iris received Royal License by King George VI to marry Captain (later Major) Hamilton Joseph Keyes O'Malley (after an engagement formally announced in The Times 18 January 1941). They married in St. Mary's CE Parish in Balcombe in Sussex. Captain O'Malley was born 18 October 1910, in Farnborough House (Army Barracks) in Aldershot, Farnborough, Hampshire. He was a great-great grandnephew of Sir Samuel O'Malley Bt. , 'Chief of the Name', member of the Irish Guards, educated Downside and abroad, eld Known for movies https://celebritybio.org/richest-actors/lady-iris-mountbatten-net-worth/


Lady Iris Mountbatten was an English actress and model, and a member of the Battenberg/Mountbatten family. She was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria.

Lady Iris Mountbatten was born in Kensington Palace, London on 13 January 1920, the only child of Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, eldest of three sons and one daughter of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg. Her mother, the Marchioness of Carisbrooke GBE (1938), DJStJ, Order of Queen Maria Luisa, was born Lady Irene Frances Adza Denison, the only daughter of William Francis Henry Denison, 2nd Earl of Londesborough and Lady Grace Adelaide Fane, a daughter of Francis William Henry Fane, 12th Earl of Westmorland.

Lord Carisbrooke's only sister Ena was Queen consort to King Alfonso XIII of Spain, thus making Lady Iris a first cousin of the Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, grandfather of the present King, Felipe VI of Spain. Lady Carisbrooke had two brothers of whom only one, Hugo William Cecil Denison, 4th and last Earl of Londesborough, was married. He and his wife had one child, Iris's only maternal first cousin, Lady Zinnia Rosemary Denison (25 November 1937 – 13 July 1997) a keen equestrian and Master of the Whaddon Chase Hunt 1982-84. 'The Lady Zinnia Judd Challenge Trophy' named in memory of her, is presented in the Hunter Championship for the 'Best Hunter in Show' at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.

On 29 November 1934, Iris was a bridesmaid at the wedding of her cousins, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark and Prince George, Duke of Kent. On 4 September 1935, at St. Oswald's Church, Blankney, Lincolnshire, she was a bridesmaid at the wedding of her uncle Lord Londesborough to Marigold Rosemary Joyce Lubbock (15 May 1903 – 15 May 1976). On 12 May 1937 at their coronation, Iris was one of the six train bearers to Queen Elizabeth, wife and consort of her cousin King George VI.

She attended a variety of royal and aristocratic events in her youth, being a well known and much photographed débutante. During World War II she worked as a nurse's aide, later moving to the United States, where she taught dance. She became an actress and model, appearing as a hostess for a live TV children's programme Versatile Varieties (CBS Television, 1951), which featured actresses Eva Marie Saint and Edie Adams.

Lady Iris was married three times. On 29 January 1941 Lady Iris received Royal Licence by King George VI to marry Captain (later Major) Hamilton Joseph Keyes O'Malley (after an engagement formally announced in The Times 18 January 1941). They married on 15 February 1941 (privately to satisfy the groom's faith) at St Paul's RC Church, Haywards Heath, West Sussex but then were married in the rites of the Church of England at St. Mary's CE Parish in Balcombe, West Sussex. They divorced on 24 September 1946. Lady Iris formerly reverted to her maiden name of Mountbatten by Deed poll dated 7 January 1949. They had no children.

On 5 May 1957, at Pound Ridge, New York, she married Michael Neely Bryan (9 August 1916, Byhalia, Mississippi - 20 August 1972, Glendale, California), son of James R. Bryan and Laura A. Neely, an American jazz musician. They divorced months later in 1957. Lady Iris had one child by her second marriage: Robin Alexander Bryan born 20 December 1957.

On 11 December 1965, she married William Alexander Kemp (10 July 1921 – 12 December 1991), son of Clarence Arthur Kemp and Helen Janet Ballantyne, a Canadian actor and announcer.

Lady Iris died on 1 September 1982 at Wellesley Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was a brain tumour. Her ashes were brought to the Isle of Wight for interment in the Battenberg Chapel at St. Mildred's Church, Whippingham.

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Lady Iris Victoria Beatrice Grace Mountbatten's Timeline

1920
January 13, 1920
Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England
1957
December 20, 1957
Age 37
New York, NY, USA
1982
September 1, 1982
Age 62
Wellesley Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Plot: Battenburg Chapel, St Mildred Churchyard, Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England