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.
| 1882: Actress Dame Sybil Thorndike, pictured, was born in Gainsborough, Lincs.
Mae Dame Sybil Thorndike wedi arwyddo a Lewis Casson, roedd criw yw Old Vic wedi dod i actio Macbeth ym Mangor ym 1941.
Grade I listed No.2 Minor Canon Row which was also the childhood home of Shakespearean actress Sybil Thorndike, is on the market for PS1.125 million.
She was no Sybil Thorndike. She expressed no interest in politics and viewed the South African struggle as if it were a conflict between the English and the Afrikaners.
That was Dame Sybil Thorndike's advice to Marilyn Monroe in the delicious 1957 movie, "The Prince and the Showgirl." (Laurence Olivier was Monroe's co-star but the less said about that, the better.
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.
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).