This Girl Slept in the Underground Yet Became a Famous Actress Who, at 90, Is Happy with Her Younger Husband

This celebrity grew up during the period of war. However, she could barely recall what transpired that led to the war because she was still too young. It affected her schooling, but she became one of the most iconic stars.

This public figure was born in London, England, on May 23, 1933. She is the eldest child of Elsa, a former nightclub hostess, and Joseph, a talent agent.

Elsa, a British native, and her husband, Joseph, a South African, welcomed two more children together: Jackie in 1937 and Bill in 1946. The family lived during the World War II period.

They sought shelter in Tube stations with fellow London residents hiding from German bombs that were all over the city. This girl recalled those times in May 2020.

The celebrity pictured on September 1, 1951 | Sources: Getty Images

She revealed she was fairly young when the war began and that her father had to remain in London as he had to entertain those who stayed behind. She added:

The celebrity pictured at home on December 1, 1955 in London | Sources: Getty Images

This negatively impacted her schooling as her family could not stay in one place. This showbiz star admitted it was a challenging period for her. However, she and her sibling were fortunate enough to have their mother with them, which made things easier.

She remembered her and her loved ones sleeping in the underground, “We went to the one at Marble Arch the most. It was very convivial – people would have accordions and they’d sing.”

Who Is the Girl Who Slept in the Underground?

The girl who was an evacuee is English actress Joan Collins, who became a household name after appearing in the 1981 drama series, “Dynasty,” alongside Linda Evans.

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