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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 15, 2011|
|Born:||January 9, 1939||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||London, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Made her feature acting debut in "Tunes of Glory"
Played the leading role in "The Greengage Summer"
Played Sophie Western opposite Albert Finney in the Oscar winning film "Tom Jones"
Had featured role as Beryl Reid's lesbian lover in "The Killing of Sister George"
Received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"
Co-starred with George C. Scott in an American television movie of "Jane Eyre"
Won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in "Images"
Appeared on the London stage in "The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs"
Played Superman's mother on the doomed planet Krypton in "Superman"; reprised her role for its sequels, "Superman II" (1980) and "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" (1987)
Had a recurring role in the British television series "Prince Regent" as Maria Fitzherbert
First film as co-writer (also actress), "Falling in Love Again"
Starred as Mrs. Crachit in "A Christmas Carol"; again co-starred with George C. Scott (as Ebenezer Scrooge)
Co-starred as Gertrude in a London stage production of "Hamlet"
Toured the United Kingdom in "Amy's View"
Had a recurring role as hospital manager Helen Grant in the BBC1 series "Holby City"
Reprised her role as Helen Grant in two episodes of Holby City's sister series "Casualty"
Appeared in the UK tour of "The Wings of the Dove"
Final film was "The Calling"
Last stage performance was as Jean in Ronald Harwood's "Quartet" at the Oxford Playhouse
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