Celebrated British Stage Actress
Edith Evans Bio Details
Dame Edith Mary Evans DBE
Date of birth
Pimlico, London, England, UK
Date of death:
14 Oct 1976
Place of death
Cranbrook, Kent, England, UK
Milliner (1903 - 1912 (bef.))
Actress (1912 - 1976)
Edith played over 100 roles during her 60 year celebrated acting career, one of the most notable being her portrayal of Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Ernest in 1952.
Edith received her DBE in 1946 and earned numerous honorary doctorates from London, Oxford and Cambridge universities.
1968 - Best British Actress - The Whisperers
1968 - Best Actress - The Whisperers