She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry IV Part I," for the Stratford Theatre Festival in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, England with Eric Porter, Ian Holm, Hugh Griffith, David Waller, Roy Dotrice, and Patience Collier in the cast. Clifford Williams, Peter Hall, ...
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Dame Janet Suzman
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We do have our exits and our entrances and we are perhaps mere, but I think if one keep a certain joyousness in life which should be in playing, then good for one, but it's slightly more serious than that. But I know what Shakespeare meant; he meant there's a kind of insignificance in our life which he can apply to the world.
She was an active voice against the Extension of University Education Bill while a college student in South Africa. The bill was a means of introducing Apartheid into higher education, and when it was passed in 1959, Suzman decided to leave South Africa for England.
Often plays charismatic women with imperious screen presence