Dame Edith Evans
5' 7" (1.70 m)
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There are too many actors today. They don't speak clearly and they won't take advice. I can't stand old bores who go around talking abut 'when I was young' but I do know there's no discipline today. Kids are snapped up for television and films as soon as they learn to stand up straight. They have no training and many of them go to psychiatrists! I've never heard of anything more ridiculous. No ...
After being nominated twice as Best Supporting Actress in the previous four years, she was considered the favorite for the 1967 Best Actress Oscar for The Whisperers
(1967), with Faye Dunaway
cast by the media as her strongest competition. They both lost, to Katharine Hepburn
, who rode a wave of sentiment to her second of four Oscars, after the death of her long-time lover and Guess Who's Coming