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Celia Johnson

Celia Johnson

  • Born on
    • December 18th, 1908
  • Died on
    • April 26th, 1982
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson DBE (18 December 1908 – 25 April 1982) was a British actress. She began her stage acting career in 1928, and subsequently achieved success in West End and Broadway productions. She also appeared in several films, including the romantic drama Brief Encounter (1945), for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She was nominated for BAFTA Awards on five occasions, and won twice, for her work in the film The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), and for the television production Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, a BBC Play for Today broadcast in 1973. Much of her later work was for television, and she continued performing in theatre for the rest of her life. She died suddenly from a stroke. Description above from the Wikipedia article Celia Johnson  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Acting (8 Credits)

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1978Les Miserables as Sister Simplice
1969The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie as Miss McKay
1955A Kid for Two Farthings as Joanna
1953The Captain's Paradise as Maud St. James
1952The Holly and the Ivy as Jenny Gregory
1945Brief Encounter as Laura Jesson
1944This Happy Breed as Ethel Gibbons
1942In Which We Serve as Mrs. Kinross / Alix

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