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Joan Greenwood (4 March 1921 – 27 February 1987) was an English actress. Born in Chelsea, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Her husky voice, coupled with her slow, precise elocution, was her trademark. Perhaps her most famous role was Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest (1952).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Joan Greenwood (4 March 1921 – 27 February 1987) was an English actress. Born in Chelsea, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Her husky voice, coupled with her slow, precise elocution, was her trademark. Perhaps her most famous role was Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest (1952).

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 41

Birthday 1921-03-04

Day of Death 1987-02-27

Place of Birth Chelsea, London, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1987 Little Dorrit as Mrs. Clennam
1987 Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (2 episodes) as Selina Hazy
1986 Past Caring as Stella
1986 Made In Ealing: The Story of Ealing Studios as Interviewee
1985 Girls On Top (13 episodes)
1981 Country
1981 Triangle (78 episodes)
1979 The Flame Is Love as Duchess of Grantham
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (1 episode)
1978 The Hound of the Baskervilles as Beryl Stapleton
1977 The Uncanny as Miss Malkin
1971 Girl Stroke Boy as Lettice Mason
1968 Barbarella as The Great Tyrant (voice) (uncredited)
1968 The Jazz Age (1 episode)
1964 The Moon-Spinners as Aunt Frances Ferris
1963 Tom Jones as Lady Bellaston
1962 The Amorous Prawn
1961 Mysterious Island as Lady Mary Fairchild
1958 Stage Struck as Rita Vernon
1955 Moonfleet as Lady Clarista Ashwood
1954 Knave of Hearts as Norah
1954 Father Brown as Lady Warren
1952 The Importance of Being Earnest as Gwendolen Fairfax
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Young Wives' Tale as Sabina Pennant
1951 The Man in the White Suit as Daphne Birnley
1951 Mr. Peek-a-Boo as Susan
1951 Flesh and Blood as Wilhelmina Cameron
1949 The Bad Lord Byron as Lady Caroline Lamb
1949 Whisky Galore! as Peggy Macroon
1949 Kind Hearts and Coronets as Sibella
1948 Saraband for Dead Lovers as Sophie Dorothea
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (1 episode)
1947 The White Unicorn as Lottie Smith
1947 The October Man as Jenny Carden
1947 The Man Within as Elizabeth
1946 A Girl in a Million
1946 They Knew Mr Knight as Ruth Blake
1946 Frenzy as Christine
1943 The Gentle Sex as Betty Miller
1941 He Found a Star as Babe Cavour

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