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Also Known As: Died: October 4, 1990
Born: December 24, 1929 Cause of Death: suicide
Birth Place: Profession: actor

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Upper-crust beauty who established herself on the British stage and made her film debut in "Moulin Rouge" (1952). Bennett appeared in several plays written by her then-husband John Osborne, including "A Patriot for Me", "Watch It Come Down" and "Time Present," for which she won the London Evening Standard Award and Variety Club of Britain awards.

Upper-crust beauty who established herself on the British stage and made her film debut in "Moulin Rouge" (1952). Bennett appeared in several plays written by her then-husband John Osborne, including "A Patriot for Me", "Watch It Come Down" and "Time Present," for which she won the London Evening Standard Award and Variety Club of Britain awards.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Sheltering Sky, The (1990) Mrs Lyle
2.
 Hawks (1988) Vivian Bancroft
3.
 Lady Jane (1986) Mrs Ellen
4.
 Britannia Hospital (1983) Macmillan
5.
 Aerodrome, The (1983) Eustasia
6.
 For Your Eyes Only (1981) Brink
7.
 Country (1981) Alice Carlion
8.
 Full Circle (1977) Lily
9.
 Mr. Quilp (1975) Sally Brass
10.
 I Want What I Want (1971) Margaret
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1949:
Professional stage debut at Stratford-on-Avon
1950:
London stage debut in "Captain Carvallo" (directed by Laurence Olivier)
1952:
Film acting debut in "Moulin Rouge"
1990:
Last film role in "The Sheltering Sky"
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Education

Godalming School: Godalming , Surrey -
Amersham Repertory: -
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art: London , England -

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husband:
Willis Hall. Playwright. Divorced.
husband:
John Osborne. Playwright. Married in April 1968; divorced in 1977; Osborne's fourth marriage.

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