She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Frank Vosper, Laura Cowie, George Devine, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Quayle, Alec Guinness (played Osric), William Devlin, Glen Byam Shaw, George Howe, Sam Beazley, Geoffrey Toone, and Frith Banbury in the cast. John Gielgud ...
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[About her contract with Fox in the 40s] I think things were much more stereotyped then. You either were a sex symbol, or a beautiful woman, which I wasn't, or you got the dregs of the parts, not the interesting ones. I'd been playing large parts in the theater for a long time, being the whole cheese in a lot of plays, and I wanted to do more in films than I was offered. But Hume was working out ...
Shares some similarities with actress Eva Le Gallienne
. Both were born in England but made their career in U.S. and their first Oscar nomination in the Best Supporting Actress category came at the age 82.