Ashcroft

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 (ăsh′krôft′, -krŏft′), Dame Peggy Originally Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft. 1907-1991.
British actress who won an Academy Award for A Passage to India (1984).
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Ashcroft

(ˈæʃkrɒft)
n
(Biography) Dame Peggy. 1907–91, English stage and film actress
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