Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness Photo

Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness

Born: Aug 23, 1904

Death: Jan 29, 1970

Birthplace: Lucerne

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United Kingdom

Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness

Date of Birth : Aug 23, 1904
Date of Death : Jan 29, 1970
Birth Place : Lucerne

Thelma, Viscountess Furness, born Thelma Morgan, was a mistress of King Edward VIII while he was still the Prince of Wales; she preceded Wallis Simpson in his affections. During most of her relationship with the Prince, she was married to a British nobleman, Marmaduke Furness, 1st Viscount Furness. That marriage ended the year before her relationship with the Prince ended. Her first name was pronounced in Spanish fashion as "TEL-ma." Her identical twin sister was Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt who was married to Reginald Vanderbilt and had a daughter, Gloria Vanderbilt.


  • Actor

Also known as

  • Lady Furness
  • Thelma Morgan


  • Harry Hayes Morgan Sr
  • Laura Delphine Kilpatrick


  • Marmaduke Furness, 1st Viscount Furness
  • James Vail Converse


  • William Anthony Furness, 2nd Viscount Furness
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