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Few in modern British history have come as far or achieved as much from humble beginnings as Glenda Jackson has. From acclaimed actress to respected MP (Member of Parliament), she is known for her high intelligence and meticulous approach to her work. She was born to a working-class household in Birkenhead, where her father was a bricklayer and ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Sunday Bloody Sunday
Sunday Bloody Sunday Alex Greville
Women in Love
Women in Love Gudrun Brangwen
A Touch of Class
A Touch of Class Vickie Allessio
Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots Queen Elizabeth


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 1992 The Secret Life of Arnold Bax (TV Movie)
Harriet Cohen
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie)
Ailsa Brimley
 1990 The Real Story of Humpty Dumpty (Video short)
Glitch the Witch (voice)
 1990 T-Bag's Christmas Ding Dong (TV Movie)
Vanity Bag
 1990 Carol & Company (TV Series)
Dr. Doris Kruber
- Kruber Alert (1990) ... Dr. Doris Kruber
 1990 King of the Wind
Queen Caroline
 1989 Doombeach
 1988 Salome's Last Dance
Herodias / Lady Alice
 1988 Business as Usual
Babs Flynn
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Nina Leeds
 1987 Beyond Therapy
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Yelena Bonner (Sakharova)
 1982 Giro City
 1981 The Patricia Neal Story (TV Movie)
Patricia Neal
 1980 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Woman Kissed by Eric
- 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... Woman Kissed by Eric
 1980 Hopscotch
 1980 HealtH
Isabella Garnell
 1978 The Class of Miss MacMichael
Conor MacMichael
 1978 Stevie
Stevie Smith
 1978 House Calls
Ann Atkinson
 1977 Nasty Habits
Sister Alexandra
 1975 The Romantic Englishwoman
 1973 The Devil Is a Woman
Sister Geraldine
 1972 The Triple Echo
 1971 The Boy Friend
Rita Monroe (uncredited)
 1970 The Music Lovers
Nina (Antonina Milyukova)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Marina Palek
- Salve Regina (1969) ... Marina Palek
 1968 Negatives
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Home Movies (1968)
 1965-1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Julie / Cathy
- Let's Murder Vivaldi (1968) ... Julie
- Horror of Darkness (1965) ... Cathy
 1968 Tell Me Lies
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Claire Foley
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
WPC Fernley / Hospital Nurse
- By the Book (1963) ... WPC Fernley
- Act of Vengeance (1963) ... Hospital Nurse
 1963 This Sporting Life
Singer at Party (uncredited)
 1957-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Jurywoman / Iris Jones
- Doctor Everyman's Hour (1961) ... Jurywoman
- A Voice in Vision (1957) ... Iris Jones
 1956 The Extra Day
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Show Show Self (67 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (15 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage: Starred in "Rose" on Broadway, 1981. NOminated for Tony award. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Glenda Jackson MP


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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One has to begin to take all the work and redirect it into a way in which the problem is actually solved, not merely managed. See more »


Named after actress Glenda Farrell. See more »


Playing emancipated women roles See more »

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About her second oscar f-berlivet
Will she act again? guineabrat
Please don't think this vain... kathryn49
Happy Birthday Glenda...Kick Tory Ass vctpagan-1
Happy Birthday!! fabGirl
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