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Glenda Jackson

Glenda Jackson


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Born: May 9, 1936 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cheshire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Doombeach (1990) as Miss
After the swimming death of a young boy around a power station, friends suspect a nuclear accident.
King of the Wind (1990) as Queen Caroline
The story of a young Arab boy named Akba whose master allows him to raise an Arabian colt, Sham, after its mother dies. The boy and the horse are traded and sold many times. Eventually, they move to England where they live with an earl who would like one of his horses to win the famous Newmarket Rac
Rainbow, The (1989) as Anna Brangwen
Experiences and frustrations of a young girl on the brink of womanhood.
Business As Usual (1988) as Babs Flynn
Salome's Last Dance (1988) as Herodias; Lady Alice
Film centers around playwright Oscar Wilde watching a performance of his play "Salome".
Beyond Therapy (1987) as Charlotte
Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during their second date. However, Bruce''s bisexual, live-in lover does not want to share Bruce and is willing to do whatever it takes to keep him to himself.
Turtle Diary (1986) as Neaera Duncan
A children's book author suffers from writer's block. While searching for new ideas, she makes several visits to the turtle tank at the local aquarium, where she gets to know a shy bookstore clerk.
Sakharov (1984) as Elena Bonner
Russian nuclear physicist turned political dissident Andrei Sakharov, whose outspoken views on human rights oppression in his homeland brought him not only the Nobel Peace Prize, but also internal exile in the closed-to-foreigners city of Gorky, was the timely subject of this made-for-cable film. It
And Nothing But the Truth (1982) as Sophie
Return of the Soldier, The (1982) as Margaret Grey
Giro City (1982) as Sophie
Act of Love: The Patricia Neal Story, An (1981) as Patricia Neal
The dramatic account of actress Patricia Neal's miraculous recovery from a near-fatal stroke in 1966 with the help of her then-husband, author Roald Dahl, and their close friend, veteran actress Mildred Dunnock (playing herself). Glenda Jackson, who received an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding A
Health (1980)
Hopscotch (1980) as Isobel Von Schmidt
A retired CIA agent threatens to publish an embarrassing book of memoirs about his colleagues.
Lost And Found (1979) as Patricia Brittenham
George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Maureen Stapleton, Hollis McLaren, John Cunningham, Paul Sorvino. After the phenomenal success of their first screen pairing A TOUCH OF CLASS, Glenda Jackson and George Segal were re-teamed in this romantic comedy about a widowed college professor and a divorced Englishwoman who come together (in a ski accident) at a winter resort
House Calls (1978) as Ann Atkinson
Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age, who immediately and unexpectedly captures his heart.
Stevie (1978) as Florence Margaret Smith/Stevie
This movie portrays British poet/author Stevie Smith (Glenda Jackson) and her life with her beloved aunt (Mona Washbourne) through direct dialogue with the audience by Stevie, as well as flashbacks, and narration by a friend (Trevor Howard). The movie mainly focuses on her relationship with her aunt, romantic relationships of the past, and the fame she received late in her life.
Class of Miss MacMichael, The (1978) as Conor Macmichael
Nasty Habits (1977) as Sister Alexandra
Incredible Sarah, The (1976) as Sarah Bernhardt
Romantic Englishwoman, The (1975) as Elisabeth
A blocked novelist tries to use his wife''s search for romance as inspiration.
Hedda (1975) as Hedda
Henrik Ibsen's drama about the ruthless femme fatale who marries a man she does not love and returns home from her honeymoon to manipulate all of the males in her life.
Maids, The (1974) as Solange
A film version of Genet's play. Two maids, Solange and Claire, hate their employers and, while they are out, take turns at dressing up as Madame and insulting her.
Nelson Affair, The (1973) as Lady Hamilton
Young George Matcham visits his uncle Lord Nelson and the vulgar Lady Hamilton. With the clear eyes of youth, he measures Nelson's stature and notes his feet of clay. And yet, Nelson is a hero, a great man. How can this be resolved? Meanwhile, the combined French and Spanish fleet puts out to sea....
Triple Echo, The (1973) as Alice
Barton is a soldier in WW2 England; he meets Alice, who is looking after her farm single-handed as her husband is a prisoner of the Japanese. Barton stays overnight and they get friendly, and he decides to desert and stay with Alice. They become lovers. As a cover, she tells people in the village that her sister is staying with her, and Barton dresses the part. He has mixed feelings about the feminine role but evidently grows accustomed to it. Eventually an army sergeant comes to the farm, and is glad to learn that there are two unattached women there; he has sexual designs on them. Alice rebuffs him and he concentrates on Barton, as "Cathy". Barton is flattered by the attention, and foolishly agrees to go to a Christmas dance at the army base with the sergeant, obviously not realising that sexual activity will be involved, despite Alice's warnings. At the party, Barton realises what is developing, but can't escape, and the Sergeant won't take no for an answer.
Il Sorriso del Grande Tentatore (1973) as Sister Geraldine
Hipolita (Carla Gravina) is a paralyzed young woman with serious mental problems stemming from the death of her mother. Her crisis of faith and the intervention of a well-meaning psychologist lead Hipolita to remember her past life as a witch during the Inquisition. Eventually, Hipolita becomes possessed and starts seducing local men, only to kill them. An exorcism seems to be the only solution to stop the madness.
Touch Of Class, A (1973) as Vicki Allessio
A 1970s style romantic comedy. Steve is a philandering American businessman living in London, heavily inclined towards cheating his lovely wife Gloria. He meets divorced British fashion designer Vicki, and soon the two go on a secret holiday together in Spain. They rent a flat for their trysts -- and constant arguments -- in a seedy London building filled with prostitutes. A friend, Walter, tries to give Steve some good advice, but Steve won't listen until it's too late.
The Music Lovers (1971) as Nina [Milyukova]
Unconventional account of composer Tchaikovsky''''s life and loves.
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971) as Queen Elizabeth
In this historical drama, Mary must battle Queen Elizabeth I, her brother James, the Scottish Lords, the Scottish protestants, her husband and herself to secure the crown for her son and heir, the future James I of England.
Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971) as Alex Greville
A doctor and a female executive try to cope with their love for an aloof bisexual artist.
The Boy Friend (1971) as Rita Monroe
The understudy goes on for the star and finds love.
Women in Love (1970) as Gudrun Brangwen
In the twenties, two free-thinking sisters try to balance sexual passion with independence.
Tell Me Lies (1968) as
Three London actors, obssessed by a photo of a wounded Vietnamese child, try to reach some understanding of the Vietnam conflict. After attending a series of discussions and putting on several skits reenacting various events of the war, they come to the realization that they can't understand anythin
Negatives (1968) as Vivien
Theo, a used-furniture dealer, and his lover, Vivien, like to enhance their love-making through dressing-up and role-playing. He pretends he's notorious murderer Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen; she pretends she's either Crippen's wife, Belle Elmore, or Crippen's mistress, Ethel Le Neve. When they're not having sex, Theo and Vivien engage in a lot of bickering, but continue to live together above Theo's London shop. Entering their lives one day is Reingard, a female German photographer who's been observing the couple, whom she finds intriguing. Reingard moves into one of the rooms above the shop; under her influence, Theo begins to shed his Crippen persona in favor of that of another notorious figure, German flying ace Baron von Richthofen, a development which threatens to impact Theo's relationship with Vivien.
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade (1967) as Charlotte Corday
Asylum inmates stage an unsettling play about the French Revolution in this adaptation of the legendary stage production.

Cast (special)

First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame, The (1993)
Presentation of the first annual Comedy Hall of Fame awards. Includes tributes to lifetime achievement recipients Carol Burnett, George Burns, Walter Matthau, Jonathan Winters, Milton Berle and Red Skelton.
Rise and Fall of Humpty Dumpty, The (1991) as Voice Of Princess
An animated musical special based on the nursery rhyme character Humpty Dumpty. A talking, walking egg saves a beautiful princess from an evil witch.
Murder of Quality, A (1991) as Ailsa 'Brim' Brimley
On leave from British intelligence, George Smiley is pressed into service to investigate a brutal murder at one of England's leading schools.
House of Bernarda Alba, The (1991) as Bernarda Alba
An adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca's play about a ruthless Spanish matriarch and her five unmarried daughters.
Strange Interlude (1988) as Nina Leeds
A four-and-a-half hour adaptation for television of Eugene O'Neill's epic play (which, performed in a rotating series of performances, ran over nine hours in its original stage production on Broadway in the '20s) about a woman, who, grieving for her fiancee who was killed in action in the World War,
Man Made Famine (1986) as Narration
A documentary which argues that Africa's food shortage is not caused by natural disasters, but by government and international aid policies that fail to help those who need it the most -- the African women who do most of the farming.
Thames, The (1982) as Narration
This National Geographic special traces the course of England's greatest river from the Cotswold Hills to the North Sea, and reveals the history of the nation as it relates to the waterway.

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