Jessica Tandy
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"Jessica Alice Tandy" was a British-American stage and film actress, who spent most of her 67-year career in the United States. She appeared in over 100 stage productions and had more than 60 roles in film and TV.

Born in London to a headmistress and a travelling salesman, she made her professional debut on the London stage in 1927, at the age of 18. During the 1930s, she appeared in a large number of plays in London's West End theatre/West End, playing roles such as Ophelia, opposite John Gielgud's legendary Hamlet, and Catherine of Valois/Katherine, opposite Laurence Olivier's Henry V (play)/Henry V. In the 1930s, she also worked in a couple of British films. Following the end of her marriage to the British actor Jack Hawkins, she moved to New York City/New York in 1940, where she met Canada/Canadian actor Hume Cronyn. He became her second husband and frequent partner on stage and screen.

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