Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness Noble person

Thelma furness viscountess furness

Thelma, Viscountess Furness (August 23, 1904 – January 29, 1970), born Thelma Morgan, was a mistress of King Edward VIII, who later became the Duke of Windsor, she preceded Wallis Simpson in his affections. Her first name was pronounced in Spanish fashion as "TEL-ma." Her niece is fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt. Born in Lucerne, Switzerland, she was a daughter of Harry Hays Morgan Sr, an American diplomat who was U.S. consul in Buenos Aires and in Brussels, and his half-Chilean, half-Irish-American wife, Laura Delphine Kilpatrick. Married in 1893, they were divorced in 1927. Her maternal grandfather was a Union general, Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836–1881), who was also U.S. minister to Chile, and through her maternal grandmother Luisa Fernandez de Valdivieso, who was a niece of Crescente Errázuriz Valdivieso, Archbishop of Santiago, she reportedly was a descendant of Spain's royal house of Navarre. Thelma Morgan had two sisters: Gloria (her identical twin, the mother of Gloria Vanderbilt, the fashion designer and artist and mother of news anchor Anderson Cooper) and Laura Consuelo Morgan (aka Tamar), who was married to Count Jean de Maupas du Juglart, a French nobleman;

Personal details

Date of birth
August 23rd, 1904
United Kingdom,Switzerland,United States of America
Date of death
January 29th, 1970 at age of 65
Place of death
New York City, New York, United States of America



Movie performances

1. Any Woman (1925)

played Alice Cartwright
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
Randolph Bartlett
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Any Woman is a 1925 drama film written by Jules Furthman, Arthur Somers Roche, Beatrice Van and directed by Henry King.


Top cast

Egbert Phillips
Mrs. Galloway
William Linden
Ellen Linden
Tom Galloway
James Rand
Mrs. Rand
Agnes Young
Mrs. Phillips
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
William Schurr
United States of America


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