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Born in Shanghai, China
Birth NameHazel Dawn Greenhalgh

Mini Bio (1)

Dawn Greenhalgh was born in 1934 in Shanghai, China as Hazel Dawn Greenhalgh. She is an actress, known for The Virgin Suicides (1999), Maps to the Stars (2014) and Anne of Green Gables (1985). She was previously married to Ted Follows.

Spouse (1)

Ted Follows (1958 - 1979) (divorced) (4 children)

Trivia (7)

Mother with ex-husband actor and director Ted Follows of actresses Megan Follows and Samantha Follows, writer Edwina Follows and producer Laurence Follows.
Dawn has 6 grandchildren, 3 girls and 3 boys.
Mother-in-law of actor Sean O'Bryan (Samantha's husband) and former mother-in-law of Christopher Porter (Megan's ex husband).
She and her family lived in an internment camp in China as Japanese prisoners of war during World War 2.
Appeared with her real-life daughter Megan Follows in the TV-movie Anne of Green Gables (1985) as the stern headmistress, Mrs Cadbury, of the orphanage where Anne is brought to at the beginning of the film.
Performed at Canada's Stratford Festival (1995). Was standby to actress Martha Henry for the role of Mary Tyrone in the Stratford Festival production of "Long Day's Journey Into Night".
Grandmother of Mckayla and Rowan O'Bryan (Samantha's daughters), Lyla Porter-Follows and Russel Porter-Follows (Megan's children).

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