|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1918|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 2008|
Actress. A performer of stage, television and films since the 1940s, she is best known for her role as Myrtle Fargate in the daytime soap opera "All My Children". She received a Tony Award-nomination for her role in the Broadway musical "Take Me Along" (1959 to 1960). Born in Glasgow, Scotland, she began her career on the London stage before her first memorable film performance as Queen Gertrude in "Hamlet" (1948) with Laurence Olivier. She reprised her role in both the 1964 Broadway and film adaptations of "Hamlet" which starred Richard Burton. Among her other film credits are "The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan" (1953), "Freud" (1962) and "The Sea Gull" (1968). Her other stage credits are "The Matchmaker" (1955 to 1957), "All American" (1962) and "Emperor Henry IV" (1973). She died of complications from pneumonia. (bio by: C.S.)
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