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Jessica Tandy

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Biography

Tandy and Hume Cronyn at the 1988 Emmy Awards

Source: Wikipedia

Jessica Alice Tandy (7 June 1909 – 11 September 1994) was a British-American stage and film actress, who spent most of her 67-year career in the United States. She appeared in over 100 stage productions and had more than 60 roles in film and TV.

Fact file

  • Born: Jessie Alice Tandy 7 June 1909 Hackney, London, England, UK
  • Died: 11 September 1994 (aged 85) Easton, Connecticut, USA
  • Cause of death: Ovarian cancer
  • Resting place: Cremated
  • Education: Guthrie Theater
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1926–94
  • Spouse(s): Jack Hawkins (1932–1940) Hume Cronyn (1942–1994; her death)
  • Children: Susan Hawkins Tandy Cronyn Christopher Cronyn

Read more about Jessica Tandy at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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