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Dame Wendy Hiller
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on Separate Tables
(1958)] "We were all English except Burt [Burt Lancaster
] and dear Rita Hayworth
. She made a jolly good stab at the film, and she was a lovely creature; I have never been large but Rita was so delicately boned she made me feel like a camel! It was a bizarre idea to transport all that was so English to Hollywood, but it was a very good film. I know I won an Oscar for it, but it...
She played Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion (1938) opposite Leslie Howard
as Professor Henry Higgins. Rex Harrison
, who also appeared in Major Barbara
(1941) with Hiller, played Professor Henry Higgins in the Lerner and Loewe musical My Fair Lady on Broadway, followed by the West End London production, both opposite Julie Andrews
as Eliza Doolittle. He also starred in the film adaptation of the ...
Warbling, nasal over-the-top aristocratic voice.