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Joan Greenwood

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). Description above from the Wikipedia article Joan Greenwood, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Mar 4, 1921 In Chelsea, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie He Found a Star 1941-09-20
Latest Project:
Movie Little Dorrit 1987-12-11
Known For
Poster of Past Caring
Poster of Triangle
Poster of Tales of the Unexpected
Poster of The Philco Television Playhouse
Movie Little Dorrit Mrs. Clennam 1987-12-11
Series Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel Selina Hazy 1987-01-25
Movie Made In Ealing: The Story of Ealing Studios Interviewee 1986-05-02
Movie Past Caring Stella 1986-11-02
Series Girls On Top 1985-10-23
Movie Country 1981-10-20
Series Triangle 1981-01-05
Series Tales of the Unexpected Emma Adkins 1979-03-24
Movie The Flame Is Love Duchess of Grantham 1979-10-15
Movie The Water Babies Lady Harriet 1978-01-01
Movie The Hound of the Baskervilles Beryl Stapleton 1978-07-21
Movie The Uncanny Miss Malkin 1977-08-24
Movie Girl Stroke Boy Lettice Mason 1971-01-01
Series The Jazz Age Unknown 1968-09-10
Movie Barbarella The Great Tyrant (voice) (uncredited) 1968-10-10
Movie The Moon-Spinners Aunt Frances Ferris 1964-01-01
Movie Tom Jones Lady Bellaston 1963-08-24
Movie The Amorous Prawn Lady Dodo Fitzadam 1962-11-26
Movie Mysterious Island Lady Mary Fairchild 1961-12-19
Movie Stage Struck Rita Vernon 1958-04-22
Movie Moonfleet Lady Clarista Ashwood 1955-06-24
Movie Father Brown Lady Warren 1954-06-08
Movie Monsieur Ripois Norah 1954-09-30
Movie The Importance of Being Earnest Gwendolen Fairfax 1952-06-02
Movie Flesh and Blood Wilhelmina Cameron 1951-03-06
Movie Mr. Peek-a-Boo Susan 1951-04-06
Movie Young Wives' Tale Sabina Pennant 1951-11-01
Movie The Man in the White Suit Daphne Birnley 1951-08-07
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Whisky Galore! Peggy Macroon 1949-06-16
Movie The Bad Lord Byron Lady Caroline Lamb 1949-04-18
Movie Kind Hearts and Coronets Sibella 1949-06-21
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie Saraband for Dead Lovers Sophie Dorothea 1948-10-04
Movie The October Man Jenny Carden 1947-08-28
Movie The Man Within Elizabeth 1947-05-19
Movie The White Unicorn Lottie Smith 1947-10-29
Movie Frenzy Christine 1946-02-11
Movie They Knew Mr Knight Ruth Blake 1946-03-05
Movie A Girl in a Million Unknown 1946-10-28
Movie The Gentle Sex Betty Miller 1943-05-23
Movie He Found a Star Babe Cavour 1941-09-20