She acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in P.L. Travers's play, "Plunder;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "John Gabriel Borkman;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Happy Days;" John Osborne's play, "Watch It Come Down;" Harold Pinter's ...
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Dame Wendy Hiller
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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It's amazing what they give these awards for. All I seemed to do was walk in and out of doors and look over my shoulder at Burt Lancaster
. They cut out my two best scenes, you know. I was frightfully cross. - regarding her Oscar-winning work in Separate Tables
She was Sidney Lumet
's second choice to play Princess Dragonmiroff in Murder on the Orient Express
(1974). Lumet's first choice was vetoed by the producers. 'Ingrid Bergman' was then offered the role and declined, instead choosing the role of Greta Ohlsson, and then the role was offered to Hiller.