Nova Pilbeam (born Nov 15, 1919) is an English actress who appeared in The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) and Young and Innocent. She is also well-known for her role as Lady Jane Grey in the film "Nine Days a Queen." A war bride, Nova lost her first husband to a plane crash during the Second World War. She later remarried, and officially retired from acting in 1950. Nova celebrated her 91st birthday in 2010, and currently lives in London.