Her theatre credits include: Lady Percy in "Henry IV Part 1" by William Shakespeare
(1964, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, directed by Peter Hall
); Ophelia in "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare
, directed by Peter Hall
(Aldwych Theatre, London, 1965)
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.
Trained at LAMDA, she was made an honorary associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and has been awarded honorary degrees by the Universities of Warwick and Leicester, and by the Open University.