Glynis Johns

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  • Birth Place: Pretoria, South Africa
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was born in South Africa while her parents were on tour; her father was actor Mervyn Johns and her mother was a concert pianist.
  • Was a certified ballet instructor by age 10.
  • Began performing on stage at the age of 12.
  • Made her screen debut at age 14 in South Riding in 1938.
  • Made her Broadway debut in 1952 in Gertie.

Awards

  • 1973, Tony — Actress (Musical): Winner
  • 1960, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1963, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Alys Maude — Mother
  • Cecil Henderson — Ex-husband
  • David Ramsey Foster — Ex-husband
  • Gareth Forwood — Son
  • Anthony Forwood — Ex-husband
  • Mervyn Johns — Father
  • Elizabeth Steele — Grandmother
  • Elliot Arnold — Ex-husband

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  • Birth Place: Pretoria, South Africa
  • Profession: Actor

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