Joan Greenwood

1921 - 1987

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Joan Mary Waller Greenwood (4 March 1921 – 28 February 1987) was an English actress. Her husky voice, coupled with her slow, precise elocution, was her trademark. She played Sibella in the 1949 film Kind Hearts and Coronets, and also appeared in The Man in the White Suit (1951), The Importance of Being Earnest (1952), Stage Struck (1958), Tom Jones (1963) and Little Dorrit (1987). Greenwood worked mainly on the stage, where she had a long career, appearing with Donald Wolfit's theatre company in the years following World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Greenwood has received more than 604,635 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Joan Greenwood is the 6,557th most popular actor, the 4,705th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 786th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Joan Greenwood ranks 6,557 out of 10,030Before her are Cleavon Little, Shahab Hosseini, Burn Gorman, Richard Moll, Vic Chou, and Esai Morales. After her are Rafael Amaya, Benno Fürmann, Andrea Barber, Jolene Blalock, Jodie Sweetin, and Pablo Schreiber.

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Among people born in 1921, Joan Greenwood ranks 351Before her are Alan Hale Jr., Horace Gould, Harold Camping, Peter Sallis, Jack Valenti, and Walter Kaufmann. After her are Cliff Barker, Janet Blair, Wayne C. Booth, Wilbur Thompson, Henry Cockburn, and Monty Hall. Among people deceased in 1987, Joan Greenwood ranks 199Before her are John Qualen, Alice Terry, Ernő Goldfinger, Meena Keshwar Kamal, Madge Kennedy, and José González Ganoza. After her are Robert O'Brien, Jimmy Mullen, Jackie Fields, Hermione Gingold, Dennis Poore, and Obafemi Awolowo.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Joan Greenwood ranks 4,705 out of 6,924Before her are Nigel Short (1965), George Eastham (1936), Rose Tremain (1943), Darren Fletcher (1984), Rory Kinnear (1978), and John Cannon (1933). After her are Humphrey Carpenter (1946), John Speed (1551), John Waite (1952), Arthur Scargill (1938), Olivia d'Abo (1969), and Gillian Gilbert (1961).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Joan Greenwood ranks 786Before her are Elyes Gabel (1983), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Emilia Fox (1974), Mel Smith (1952), Sean Biggerstaff (1983), and Rory Kinnear (1978). After her are Olivia d'Abo (1969), Hans Matheson (1975), Angela Cartwright (1952), Michael Kitchen (1948), Juliet Stevenson (1956), and Georgie Henley (1995).

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