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Susannah York

Susannah York

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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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1960:
Made her feature acting debut in "Tunes of Glory"
1961:
Played the leading role in "The Greengage Summer"
1963:
Played Sophie Western opposite Albert Finney in the Oscar winning film "Tom Jones"
1968:
Had featured role as Beryl Reid's lesbian lover in "The Killing of Sister George"
1969:
Received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"
1970:
Co-starred with George C. Scott in an American television movie of "Jane Eyre"
1972:
Won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in "Images"
1978:
Appeared on the London stage in "The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs"
1978:
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)
1979:
Had a recurring role in the British television series "Prince Regent" as Maria Fitzherbert
1980:
First film as co-writer (also actress), "Falling in Love Again"
1984:
Starred as Mrs. Crachit in "A Christmas Carol"; again co-starred with George C. Scott (as Ebenezer Scrooge)
1998:
Co-starred as Gertrude in a London stage production of "Hamlet"
2001:
Toured the United Kingdom in "Amy's View"
2003:
Had a recurring role as hospital manager Helen Grant in the BBC1 series "Holby City"
2004:
Reprised her role as Helen Grant in two episodes of Holby City's sister series "Casualty"
2007:
Appeared in the UK tour of "The Wings of the Dove"
2010:
Final film was "The Calling"
2010:
Last stage performance was as Jean in Ronald Harwood's "Quartet" at the Oxford Playhouse

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