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Joan Plowright (Joan Ann Plowright)

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Brigg, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Dame Joan Ann Plowright, the Baroness Olivier, is one of the most distinguished actors of her generation. She may be best remembered as the third wife and widow of Laurence Olivier, generally considered the greatest anglophone actor of the 20th Century, but she had a distinguished career of her own on stage and screen spanning six decades.

Born in Brigg, Lincolnshire on October 28, 1929, she received her training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and made her professional stage debut at Croydon in 1948. Read more...

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Character: Dora Strang

Equus 1977

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Character: Aunt Lucinda Spiderwick

The Spiderwick Chronicles 2008

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Character: Ms. Plushbottom

Curious George 2006

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Character: Beatrice Fairfield

Goose on the Loose 2006

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Character: Virginia Arness

Bringing Down the House 2003

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Character: Lady Foxley

Global Heresy 2002

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Character: Baylene

Dinosaur 2000

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Character: Bea Johnson

Dance with Me 1998

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Character: Mrs. Ida Bober

The Assistant 1997

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Character: Harriet Hibbons

The Scarlet Letter 1995

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Character: Mrs. Linzer

A Pyromaniac's Love Story 1995

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Character: Marge Morrisey

Hotel Sorrento 1995

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Character: Mrs. Yeobright

The Return of the Native 1994

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Character: Mrs. Doyle-Counihan

Widows' Peak 1994

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Character: Mrs. Monro

The Summer House 1993

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Character: Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture & Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or TV-Movie

The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1993

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Character: Olga

Stalin 1992

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Character: Nadja, Rosalie's Mother

I Love You to Death 1990

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Character: Eva Krichinsky

Avalon 1990

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Character: Cissie Colpitts 1

Drowning by Numbers 1988

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Character: Mrs. McConnahay

Revolution 1985

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Character: Françoise's Grandmother

Surviving Picasso 1996

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Character: Jeanne Vertefeuille

Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within 1998

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Character: Phoebe Harkness

Frankie & Hazel 2000

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Character: Martha Sowerby

Back to the Secret Garden 2001

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Character: Phyllis Grimshaw

Britannia Hospital 1982

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