She acted in John Drinkwater's play, "Mary Stuart," and George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Admirable Bashville," at the Old Vic Theatre and Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England with Alastair Sim, George Devine, Malcolm Keen, Roger Livesey, Anthony Quayle, and Marius Goring in the cast. Harcourt Williams was director.
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Dame Peggy Ashcroft
5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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] One of the most remarkable actors of our century. His great films are classics. He was also one of the most popular actors in the business because he was so straight down the line. He always said what he felt.
She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1951 for her services to drama.