She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," at the Victoria Theatre in Burnley, Lancashire, England with Lewis Casson, Kenneth Griffith, Mark Dignam, Abraham Sofaer, Ann Casson, and Freda Gaye in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie and Lewis Casson were directors.
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Dame Sybil Thorndike | Dame Sybil Thorndyke
5' 4¾" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
It's only people who are hysterical who can play hysterical parts.
Both she and husband Sir Lewis Casson
took a keen interest in politics and were supporters of the Popular Front government in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, which was fighting against the Nazi-supported forces of Francisco Franco
. She joined Emma Goldman, Rebecca West
, Fenner Brockway
and C.E.M. Joad
in establishing the Committee to Aid Homeless Spanish Women and Children. Both she and Lewis...