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Edith Evans (Edith Mary Evans)

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Biography

Pimlico, London, England, UK
Edith Evans was the greatest actress on the English stage in the 20th century, treading the boards for over half-a-century. She made her professional stage debut in 1912 and excelled in both classic and modern roles in the West End of London and on Broadway, as well as the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon and the Old Vic. She was made a Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (the equivalent of a knighthood) in 1946. Read more...

Actor

Character: Miss Western

Tom Jones 1963

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Accepting Best Director Award for Tony Richardson

The 36th Annual Academy Awards 1964

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Character: Miss Victoria Woodworth

Fitzwilly 1967

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Presenter: Best Editing

The 40th Annual Academy Awards 1968

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Character: Aunt Betsy Trotwood

David Copperfield 1969

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Character: Lady Sophie Fitzmore

Crooks and Coronets 1969

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Character: Dr. Parmentier

QB VII 1974

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Character: Rev. Mother Emmanuel

The Nun's Story 1959

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Character: Lady Gregory

Young Cassidy 1965

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Character: The Old Countess Ranevskaya

The Queen of Spades 1949

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