A successful actress, Cecil Humphreys lent her talents to the big screen, most notably in drama. Humphreys began her career with a role in the Hubert Willis drama "The Dying Detective" (1921). She then acted in "The Razor's Edge" (1947) and "Brideshead Revisited" (PBS, 1981-82). Humphreys was most recently credited in "A.D." (1984-85). Humphreys passed away in November 1946 at the age of 63.