Biography

Susannah York (9 January 1939 – 15 January 2011) was a British film, stage and television actress. She was awarded a BAFTA as Best Supporting Actress for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) and was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for the same film. She won best actress for Images at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. In 1991 she was appointed an Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Her appearances in various hit films of the 1960s formed the basis of her international reputation,and an obituary in The Telegraph characterised her as "the blue-eyed English rose with the china-white skin and cupid lips who epitomised the sensuality of the swinging Sixties". Description above from the Wikipedia article Susannah York, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Susannah York (9 January 1939 – 15 January 2011) was a British film, stage and television actress. She was awarded a BAFTA as Best Supporting Actress for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) and was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for the same film. She won best actress for Images at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. In 1991 she was appointed an Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Her appearances in various hit films of the 1960s formed the basis of her international reputation,and an obituary in The Telegraph characterised her as "the blue-eyed English rose with the china-white skin and cupid lips who epitomised the sensuality of the swinging Sixties". Description above from the Wikipedia article Susannah York, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 73

Birthday 1939-01-09

Day of Death 2011-01-15

Place of Birth Chelsea, London, England, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 The Calling as The Prioress
2008 Franklyn as Margaret
2006 The Stoning as Jean Fielding
2006 The Gigolos as Tessa Harrington
2006 A Guest of life as Narrator
2003 Visitors as Carolyn Perry
2000 St. Patrick: The Irish Legend as Concessa
1997 Romance and Rejection (So This Is Romance?) as Mike's Mum
1997 Loop as Olivia
1993 Piccolo grande amore
1992 Illusions as Dr. Sinclair
1991 Devices and Desires(6 episodes) as Meg Dennison
1990 The Man from the Pru as Amy Wallace
1990 Fate
1989 A Handful of Time as Susanne Walker
1989 After the War(10 episodes)
1989 Melancholia as Catherine Lanham Franck
1988 Just Ask for Diamond as Lauren Bacardi
1988 A Summer Story as Mrs. Narracombe
1987 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries(1 episode)
1987 Mio in the Land of Faraway as The Weaver Woman
1987 The Animals Roadshow(1 episode)
1987 Pretty Kill as Toni
1986 Casualty(2 episodes) as Helen Grant
1985 Daemon as Rachel
1985 Star Quality as Lorraine Barry
1985 The Ray Bradbury Theater(1 episode)
1984 A Christmas Carol as Mrs. Cratchit
1983 Yellowbeard as Lady Churchill
1982 Alice as Queen of Hearts
1982 We'll Meet Again(13 episodes)
1981 Loophole as Dinah Booker
1980 Superman II as Lara
1980 Falling in Love Again as Sue Lewis (Present day)
1980 The Awakening as Jane Turner
1980 The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' as Herself
1979 The Golden Gate Murders as Sister Benecia
1978 Superman as Lara
1978 Long Shot as An Actress
1978 The Silent Partner as Julie Carver
1978 The Shout as Rachel Fielding
1976 The Adventures of Eliza Fraser as Eliza Fraser
1976 Sky Riders as Ellen Bracken
1976 That Lucky Touch as Julia Richardson
1975 The Maids as Claire
1975 Conduct Unbecoming as Marjorie Scarlett
1974 Gold as Terry Steyner
1973 Orson Welles' Great Mysteries(1 episode)
1972 Images as Cathryn
1972 Zee and Co. as Stella
1971 Happy Birthday, Wanda June
1971 Jane Eyre as Jane Eyre
1970 Country Dance as Hilary Dow
1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? as Alice
1969 Battle of Britain as Section Officer Maggie Harvey
1969 Lock Up Your Daughters as Hilaret
1969 Oh! What a Lovely War as Eleanor
1968 Duffy as Segolene
1968 The Killing of Sister George as Alice 'Childie' McNaught
1968 Sebastian as Rebecca Howard
1966 A Man for All Seasons as Margaret More
1966 Kaleidoscope as Angel McGinnis
1966 Mystery and Imagination(1 episode)
1965 Sands of the Kalahari as Grace Munkton
1964 The Importance of Being Earnest
1964 The 7th Dawn as Candace Trumpey
1964 Scene Nun, Take One as The Actress
1963 Tom Jones as Sophie Western
1962 Freud: The Secret Passion as Cecily Koertner
1961 Loss of Innocence as Joss Grey
1960 There Was a Crooked Man
1960 Tunes of Glory as Morag Sinclair
1955 This Is Your Life(1 episode)

Writing

1972 ImagesNovel

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