Dame Sybil Thorndike


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Noun1.Dame Sybil Thorndike - English actress (1882-1976)
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1882: Actress Dame Sybil Thorndike was born in Gainsborough, Lincs.
The older characters are filled out by some giants of the 20th century English stage, including Max Adrian, Lewis Casson, and Casson's wife, the magnificent Dame Sybil Thorndike as the Nurse.
After the war he was introduced to the theatre by Dame Sybil Thorndike and became a well known character actor.
It's about intimacy dear, not taking the roof off," Dame Sybil Thorndike said to me at the end of a very taxing (and very lonely) drama examination at LAMDA, where I had over-acted Rumour's speech from Henry the Fourth Part 2, and drew a critical rebuke.
Williams is astonishing and is bound to receive her third Oscar nomination, while Dench amuses as kind actress Dame Sybil Thorndike and Branagh relishes hamming it up as Larry, delivering lines like: "Trying to teach Marilyn to act is like trying to teach Urdu to a badger.
While fellow cast including Dame Sybil Thorndike looked on, the director and his leading lady clashed, and Clark, just 23 at the time and fresh out of Oxford, became a go-between, winning the trust of the emotionally fragile starlet.
While fellow cast members, including Dame Sybil Thorndike, looked on, the director and his leading lady clashed, and Clark, just 23 at the time and fresh out of Oxford, became a go-between, winning the trust of the emotionally fragile starlet.
While fellow cast including Dame Sybil Thorndike looked on, the director and his leading lady clashed, and Clark, just 23 at the time and fresh out of university, became a go-between, winning the trust of the emotionally fragile starlet.
Adding to the tensions were the presence on the set of Olivier's wife, Vivien Leigh (Julia Ormond), who had created Monroe's role on the London stage, and the presence in the cast of the imperious Dame Sybil Thorndike (Judi Dench).