She acted in Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Marius Goring, Alastair Sim, Peggy Ashcroft, George Devine, Malcolm Keen, Roger Livesey, Anthony Quayle, Marius Goring, Ralph Richardson, Harcourt Williams, Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, Ernest Milton, Ben Greet, Baliol Holloway, Gyles ...
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
In 1933, she was employed by a young Alec Guinness
as an acting coach. After 12 lessons she told him, "You'll never make an actor, Mr Guinness", although the two remained friends. Guinness persevered and made his professional stage debut the following year, and in 1946, his film debut as Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations
(1946), in which he co-starred with none other than Martita Hunt.
Dowager-like features and a stately toned speaking voice