Dame Judith Anderson

Dame Judith Anderson

Adelaide, Adelaide City, South Australia, Australia
Death 3 Jan 1992 (aged 94)
Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 6469826 · View Source
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Actress. Born in Adelaide, Australia, she worked in stage in Australia before coming to United States in 1918. After a few difficult years, she appeared on Broadway and built a solid career as one of the greatest ladies in stage. She obtained acclaim playing "Medea" and "Lady Macbeth", wining two Emmys for these performances. In the movies, she is best remembered as the housekeeper in Alfred Hithcock's "Rebecca". Also played in "Laura" (1944), "The Ten Commandments" (1956), "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (1958) as "Big Mama", and in the television series "Santa Barbara". She was made a British Dame in 1959.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni

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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 3 Jun 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6469826
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dame Judith Anderson (10 Feb 1897–3 Jan 1992), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6469826, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.