She played Portia in the Old Vic Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar," at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland with John Neville (Marc Anthony), Paul Rogers (Brutus) John Woodvine, Charles Gray, Clifford Williams, Gerald Cross (Caesar), Rosemary Harris, Richard Wordsworth (Cassius), John ...
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Dame Wendy Hiller
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I think a little posterity must always be nice. After I'm dead I'll probably be a cult and they'll have entire seasons of me at the National Film Theatre. Thank God I won't have to watch them all.
She was personally chosen by George Bernard Shaw
to play the lead roles in 1930s productions of his plays Saint Joan and Pygmalion. She was reputedly his favorite actress of the time.