Susannah York, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Susannah York

English film, stage and television actress

Date of Birth: 09-Jan-1939

Place of Birth: Chelsea, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 15-Jan-2011

Profession: actor, writer, stage actor, film actor

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Susannah York

  • Susannah Yolande Fletcher (9 January 1939 – 15 January 2011), known professionally as Susannah York, was an English actress.
  • Her appearances in various films of the 1960s, including Tom Jones (1963) and They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), formed the basis of her international reputation.
  • An obituary in The Telegraph characterised her as "the blue-eyed English rose with the china-white skin and cupid lips who epitomised the sensuality of the swinging sixties", who later "proved that she was a real actor of extraordinary emotional range".York's early films included The Greengage Summer (1961) and a Golden Globe-nominated role in Freud (1962).
  • She went on to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and win the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? She also won the 1972 Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for Images.
  • Her other film appearances included Sands of the Kalahari (1965), The Killing of Sister George (1968), Battle of Britain (1969), Jane Eyre (1970), Zee and Co.
  • (1972), Gold (1974), The Maids (1975), Conduct Unbecoming (1975), Eliza Fraser (1976), The Shout (1978), The Silent Partner (1978), and Superman (1978).
  • She was appointed an Officier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1991.

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