Edith Evans

Dame Edith Mary Evans, DBE (8 February 1888? 14 October 1976) was a British actress. She was known for her work on the British stage. She also appeared in a number of films, for which she received three Academy Award nominations, plus a BAFTA and a Golden Globe award. ... more on Wikipedia

Edith Evans Filmography

movie 1977 Nasty Habits as Sister Hildegard
movie 1976 The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella as Dowager Queen
movie 1974 Craze as Aunt Louise Nash
movie 1973 A Doll's House as Anne-Marie
movie 1973 El caballo torero
tv movie 1971 The British Screen Awards as Herself
tv movie 1970 A Birthday Gala Tribute Noel Coward as Herself - Performer
movie 1970 Scrooge as Ghost of Christmas Past
tv movie 1970 Upon This Rock as Queen Christina
movie 1969 Crooks and Coronets as Lady Sophie Fitzmore
tv movie 1969 David Copperfield as Aunt Betsy Trotwood
tv movie 1969 Red Peppers as Mabel Grace
movie 1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot as Josephine
movie 1968 Prudence and the Pill as Lady Roberta Bates
tv movie 1968 The 40th Annual Academy Awards as Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Presenter: Best Editing
tv movie 1968 The New Cinema as Herself
movie 1967 Fitzwilly as Miss Victoria Woodworth
movie 1967 The Whisperers as Mrs. Ross
movie 1965 Young Cassidy as Lady Gregory
tv movie 1964 The 36th Annual Academy Awards as Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Accepting Best Director Award for Tony Richardson
movie 1964 The Chalk Garden as Mrs. St. Maugham
tv movie 1963 Farewell to the Vic as Herself
movie 1963 Tom Jones as Miss Western
tv movie 1961 Time Remembered as Duchess of Pont-au-Bronc
movie 1959 Look Back in Anger as Mrs. Tanner
movie 1959 The Nun's Story as Rev. Mother Emmanuel
tv movie 1958 The Dark Is Light Enough as Countess Ostenburgh
tv movie 1957 Salute to Show Business as Herself
movie 1952 The Importance of Being Earnest as Lady Bracknell
movie 1949 The Last Days of Dolwyn as Merri
movie 1949 The Queen of Spades as The Old Countess Ranevskaya
movie 1916 A Welsh Singer as Mrs. Pomfrey
movie 1916 East Is East as Aunt
movie 1915 Honeymoon for Three

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Ronald Neame, legendary British filmmaker and director of such films as "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," "Tunes of Glory," "The Horse's Mouth" and "The Posei.


John Gielgud & Edith Evans as John Worthing and Lady Augusta Bracknell in the famous 'handbag' interrogation scene in the play by Oscar Wilde I feel Edith ...


Fantastic anecdote from Kenneth Williams about Edith Evans.