Grey Gardens, an adaptation of Grey Gardens
(1975) - playing Big Edie, at the Southwark Playhouse, London, UK.
2 Print Biographies |
8 Interviews |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dame Sheila Hancock
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Did You Know?
I'm still learning how to enter a room on my own. From my dad to my first husband to my second husband, I've always had a man around. This week I went to a party at the National and going upstairs I met the designer Bob Crowley and asked him to hold my hand. But I always had John's hand in mine. We thought we were going off into the sunset together.
Mother of actress Melanie Thaw
, born 1964, (with first husband Alec Ross
) and Joanna Thaw
, born 1974, (with second husband John Thaw
). When John Thaw married Hancock, he decided to adopt Melanie officially, which is why she bears his surname.