This Oscar-nominated English actress was renowned as one of the great character players of the twentieth century and one of Britain's theatrical grandes dames.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
She came to South Africa to star in Leonard Schach’s production of The Aspern Papers in 1960, after winning the Evening Standard Award for Best Actress for her portrayal in the London version of the same play. She came back to play in Leonard Schach’s production of Emlyn Williams’s The Corn is Green in 1962, her sixtieth birthday year. It also starred Brook Williams.
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