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 thought Shaw [George Bernard Shaw
] asked all young actresses to do those parts. It never occurred to me that he thought I was something special. He was a real charmer. Once, he wrote that I was playing "Saint Joan" as though I was cataleptic".
She was nominated for Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama for Eugene O'Neill's play, "A Moon for the Misbegotten.".