Rita Tushingham

Rita Tushingham

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    • March 14th, 1942
Rita Tushingham (born 14 March 1942) is an English actress. She is known for her starring roles in films including A Taste of Honey (1961), The Leather Boys (1964), The Knack …and How to Get It (1965), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Smashing Time (1967). For A Taste of Honey, she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, and Most Promising Newcomer at both the BAFTA Awards and Golden Globe Awards. Her other film appearances include An Awfully Big Adventure (1995), Under the Skin (1997), and Being Julia (2004). Description above from the Wikipedia article Rita Tushingham, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (24 Credits)

2021Last Night in Soho as Peggy Turner
2021Ridley Road as Nettie Jones
2020The Owners as Ellen Huggins
2020The Pale Horse as Bella Webb
2017My Name Is Lenny as Reenie Joyce
2013The Wee Man as Rita Thompson
2008Telstar: The Joe Meek Story as Medium
2007The Hideout as Paula Hardyn
2007Puffball: The Devil's Eyeball as Molly
2004Being Julia as Aunt Carrie
1997Under the Skin as Mum
1995An Awfully Big Adventure as Aunt Lily
1986Teenage Dream as Jean Stoller
1975The 'Human' Factor as Janice
1972Straight on Till Morning as Brenda Thompson
1969The Bed Sitting Room as Penelope
1967Smashing Time as Brenda
1966The Trap as Eve
1965The Knack... and How to Get It as Nancy Jones
1965Doctor Zhivago as The Girl
1964Girl with Green Eyes as Kathleen "Kate" Brady
1964The Leather Boys as Dot
1961A Taste of Honey as Jo


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