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Born: December 31, 1941 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Essex, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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1961:
London stage debut, "Dazzling Prospect"
1962:
Feature film debut, "Term of Trial", as a precocious student who accuses her schoolmaster (Laurence Olivier) of sexual misconduct
1963:
Thrust sexual appetite into British films as Vera in Joseph Losey's "The Servant", scripted by Harold Pinter
1964:
Became a member of the National Theatre Company, appearing in "The Recruiting Officer" and Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"
1965:
Portrayed Robert Morley's daughter in "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines"
1965:
Played an Irish innocent in Desmond Davis' "I Was Happy Here"
1966:
Acted in Michelangelo Antonioni's "Blow-Up"
1967:
First starred as Mary of Scotland in husband Robert Bolt's "Vivat! Vivat Regina!" at the Chichester Festival
1970:
Starred opposite Robert Mitchum in David Lean's "Ryan's Daughter", written by Bolt; earned Oscar nomination as Best Actress
1970:
Reprised Mary of Scotland for London production of "Vivat! Vivat Regina!"
1972:
Portrayed title role in Bolt's sole directorial effort, "Lady Caroline Lamb"
1972:
Broadway debut, "Vivat! Vivat Regina!"
1973:
After conducting an affair with her chauffeur (Robert Shaw) in Alan Bridges' "The Hireling", her aristocratic character terminated it, deeming love between their unequal stations impossible
1973:
Acted opposite Burt Reynolds (his first big role) in "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing"; the death of her business manager David Whiting during filming brought her adverse publicity
1974:
American TV debut as Estella in "Great Expectations" (NBC)
1976:
As a sex-starved widow in "The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea", adapted from a novel by Yukio Mishima, participated in extremely explicit love scenes with Kris Kristofferson
1976:
Headlined ABC miniseries "James Michener's 'Dynasty'"
1978:
Performed one-woman show "Sarah Miles Is Me" at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre
1980:
Acted in brother Christopher's "Priest of Love"
1982:
Reteamed with Mitchum for "The Big Sleep"
1985:
Reunited with director Davis for disappointing Agatha Christie adaptation "Ordeal by Innocence", featuring Christopher Plummer
1985:
Acted in Joseph Losey's final film, "Steaming"
1986:
Joined Omar Sharif and Ava Gardner in the cast of the ABC miniseries "Harem", playing Lady Ashley
1987:
Played the mother in John Boorman's "Hope and Glory", nominated for an Academy Award as Best Picture
1987:
Acted in and performed the song "The Alphabet Soup" for Michael Radford's "White Mischief"
1987:
Portrayed another Lady (Sybil) for ABC miniseries "Queenie"
1990:
TNT movie "A Ghost in Monte Carlo" reteamed her with co-star Christopher Plummer
1994:
Played Katherine Armstrong in "Masterpiece Theatre" presentation of "Dandelion Dead" (PBS)
1998:
Returned to the boards with the one-woman song-fest, "The Widow Smiles"

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