She acted in Enid Bagnold's play, "The Last Joke," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Robert Flemyng, and Ernest Thesiger in the cast.
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Anna Massey CBE | Anna Massey OBE
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[on being directed by Alfred Hitchcock
(1972)] Early on he was concerned about every detail - clothes and colours and sets and dressings. But then he got slow physically. Off the set the only conversation that seemed to interest him was about food - he taught me how to make a good batter - and later I realised that this was apt at a time we were making a film so crowded with food.
She was only two when her parents were divorced and she almost never met her famous father during her childhood (he was working mostly in America by then); she described their relations in her adult life as cordial but distant and said that being Raymond Massey's daughter was "rather like being one of the daughters of King Lear". She also called him the most self-absorbed man she had ever met, ...