Rita Tushingham was born in Liverpool on March 14, 1942, and did her professional apprenticeship with the Liverpool Playhouse. In 1961, she made her film debut as a teenager in Tony Richardson
's adaption of Shelagh Delaney
's kitchen sink drama, A Taste of Honey
(1961). For her work in that film, she won a BAFTA and the best actress award at the ...
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