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Crawford

[ kraw-ferd ]
/ ˈkrɔ fərd /
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noun

Cheryl, 1902–86, U.S. stage director and producer.
Francis Marion, 1854–1909, U.S. novelist, in Italy after 1885.
Joan Lucille Fay Le Sueur, 1908?–77, U.S. actress.
Thomas, 1813?–57, U.S. sculptor.
William Harris, 1772–1834, U.S. political leader: senator 1807–13, secretary of the Treasury 1816–25.

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Crawford
/ (ˈkrɔːfəd) /

noun

Joan, real name Lucille le Sueur . 1908–77, US film actress, who portrayed ambitious women in such films as Mildred Pierce (1945)
Michael, real name Michael Dumbell Smith . born 1942, British actor and singer, noted for his role in the sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–78) and performances in West End musicals esp. Barnum (1981) and The Phantom of the Opera (1986)
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