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Jessica Tandy

1909 - 1994

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Jessie Alice Tandy (7 June 1909 – 11 September 1994) was a British-American actress. Tandy appeared in over 100 stage productions and had more than 60 roles in film and TV, receiving an Academy Award, four Tony Awards, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award. She acted as Blanche DuBois in the original Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jessica Tandy has received more than 3,893,687 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Jessica Tandy is the 533rd most popular actor (down from 522nd in 2019), the 690th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 700th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular British Actor.

Jessica Tandy is most famous for her role as the mother in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy"

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Among actors, Jessica Tandy ranks 533 out of 9,996Before her are Rade Šerbedžija, Jean Rochefort, Margot Robbie, Winona Ryder, Elliott Gould, and Richard Dreyfuss. After her are Franco Columbu, Jim Belushi, Kevin Kline, Harriet Andersson, Gabriel Byrne, and Gillian Anderson.

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Among people born in 1909, Jessica Tandy ranks 32Before her are John Fante, Marinus van der Lubbe, Magda Schneider, Souphanouvong, Virginia Apgar, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. After her are Aleksandar Ranković, Leo Fender, Stanislaw Ulam, Ernst vom Rath, Matt Busby, and Hélder Câmara. Among people deceased in 1994, Jessica Tandy ranks 45Before her are Juvénal Habyarimana, Fernando Rey, György Cziffra, André Michel Lwoff, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Pujie. After her are Niels Kaj Jerne, Jean-Louis Barrault, Sergei Bondarchuk, Jack Kirby, Roland Ratzenberger, and Richard Laurence Millington Synge.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jessica Tandy ranks 690 out of 7,765Before her are Martin Ryle (1918), Clementine Churchill (1885), Robert Grosseteste (1175), Sawney Bean (1600), Richard of Cornwall (1209), and Chris Norman (1950). After her are Eleanor Marx (1855), Brian Eno (1948), William Carey (1761), David Brewster (1781), Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853), and Norman Angell (1872).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Jessica Tandy ranks 83Before her are Tim Curry (1946), Rachel Weisz (1970), Hugh Laurie (1959), Robert Carlyle (1961), Jude Law (1972), and Naomi Watts (1968). After her are Jeremy Brett (1933), Kenneth Branagh (1960), Rosemary Harris (1927), Kim Cattrall (1956), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), and Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765).

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