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)
Did You Know?
[on Separate Tables
(1958)] "We were all English except Burt [Burt Lancaster
] and dear Rita Hayworth
. She made a jolly good stab at the film, and she was a lovely creature; I have never been large but Rita was so delicately boned she made me feel like a camel! It was a bizarre idea to transport all that was so English to Hollywood, but it was a very good film. I know I won an Oscar for it, but it...
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.