Celia Johnson

Celia Johnson

Birth
Richmond, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Death 25 Apr 1982 (aged 73)
Nettlebed, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
Burial Nettlebed, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
Memorial ID 6823375 · View Source
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Actress. Beginning her film career with three collaborations with Noel Coward and David Lean, the first film was "In Which We Serve" (1942); her second film was "This Happy Breed" (1943); and the third "Brief Encounter" (1945), for which she received an Oscar nomination for best actress. Her films were few and far between, concentrating on her successful stage career. A later film role was as the headmistress 'Mrs. Mackay' in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" (1969). Celia was married to the writer and traveller Peter Fleming (brother of author Ian Fleming). She died at home at 'Merrimoles' Nettlebed the family home in Oxfordshire and is buried next to her husband in the village churchyard of Nettlebed.

Bio by: Eddie Daley


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6823375
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Celia Johnson (18 Dec 1908–25 Apr 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6823375, citing St. Bartholomew's Churchyard, Nettlebed, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .