Jessica Tandy

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United States actress (born in England) who made many stage appearances, often with her husband Hume Cronyn (1909-1994)


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The black and white photos of Frank and Faye used in the opening credits of Batteries Not Included, were real-life photos of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, who were married for decades
Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, based on a Daphne du Maurier short story, starring Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Veronica Cartwright, Ethel Griffies, Charles McGraw, Ruth McDevitt, Lonny Chapman, Malcolm Atterbury and Alfred Hitchcock.
The character has a history which I don't have so that will affect his aging process," explains the actor, who plays chauffeur Hoke Coleburn, The play, written by Alfred Uhry in 1987 but set in 1948, won theatre awards before being made into an Oscar-winning film with Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy.
I haven't seen it but, on checking out the cast, I see there was no dren, Rod Taylor or Jessica Tandy.
Geraldine Page and Jessica Tandy took lead actress honors during the same period, though both actresses were known more for their distinguished stage work than film roles.
He would become the oldest actor ever to win an Academy Award at age 82, two years older than Jessica Tandy was when she won best actress for "Driving Miss Daisy.
The gamble paid off--the movie, based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, grossed more than $105 million domestically Although criticized for treacliness and racial stereotypes, the film picked up four Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Make Up) and made Jessica Tandy both the oldest-ever nominee and winner in the Best Actress category.
Jessica Tandy interpreto en los escenarios el papel de Blanche DuBois y, para su version filmica, Vivien Leigh encarno al personaje junto a Marlon Brando quien ya en el montaje de Kazan habia dado vida a Stanley Kowalski; completaron el elenco Kim Hunter y Karl Malden en relevantes actuaciones.
The New York Post reported that the pair has been approached to play Stanley and Stella Kowalski in the Tennessee Williams play, which previously starred a then-unknown Marlon Brando and Jessica Tandy in the late 1940s.
1947: Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire was premiered on Broadway with Marlon Brando and Jessica Tandy in the leading roles.
Even though I'd really rather not be old and I don't love the way my neck looks, I want to be able to do the work that Lillian Gish did when she was older - or other actresses like Jessica Tandy and Helen Hayes.
Bruce made his Broadway debut back in 1968 and went on to star as John Merrick in "The Elephant Man" and in "The Glass Menagerie" opposite four-time Tony winner Jessica Tandy.
All the roles that didn't go to Jessica Tandy are going to me.
The first production of "Hamlet," with Zoe Caldwell, George Grizzard, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, and Sir Tyrone himself directing, all were a fabulous experience in genuine live, classic theater in a beautiful modern setting.