Gladys Henson


Biography

Gladys Henson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Henson started her acting career landing roles in such films as "Frieda" (1947), the drama "It Always Rains on Sunday" (1949) with Googie Withers and "The History of Mr. Polly" (1949). She also appeared in "The Magnet" (1950) and "Happy Go Lovely" (1951) with David Niven. She kept working in film throughout the fift...

Biography

Gladys Henson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Henson started her acting career landing roles in such films as "Frieda" (1947), the drama "It Always Rains on Sunday" (1949) with Googie Withers and "The History of Mr. Polly" (1949). She also appeared in "The Magnet" (1950) and "Happy Go Lovely" (1951) with David Niven. She kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in "The Cockleshell Heroes" (1956), "Doctor at Large" (1957) with Dirk Bogarde and the Marilyn Monroe comedy adaptation "The Prince and the Showgirl" (1957). She also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Trials of Oscar Wilde" (1960) with Peter Finch. Nearing the end of her career, she continued to act in "No Love For Johnnie" (1961) with Peter Finch, the sci-fi flick "First Men in the Moon" (1964) with Edward Judd and the dramatic adaptation "The Leather Boys" (1966) with Rita Tushingham. She also appeared in the Bernard Lee drama "Clue of the Twisted Candle" (1968). Henson more recently acted in "The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones" (1976). Henson passed away in December 1982 at the age of 85.

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