She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in a Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Tom Fleming, Roy Dotrice, Ian Holm, Donald Sinden, Susan Engel and Penelope Keith in the cast. Clifford Williams and Peter Brook were directors.
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Dame Janet Suzman
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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[on 'Nicholas and Alexandra'] The film is entirely too long. What a gargantuan monster to condense into three hours! If I do more movies I'd like to have some fun, look great in tacky things, meeting spy boats in the fog in a trench coat and smoking lots of cigarettes. Like Bette Davis. But nobody seems to make those movies anymore.
Her marriage to stage director was a prolific pairing personally and professionally for many years during the 70s. They later divorced. One son Joshua.
Often plays charismatic women with imperious screen presence