Glenda Jackson

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  • Birth Place: Birkenhead on Wirral, Chesire, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Two-time Academy Award winner for acting roles; both times she did not appear at the ceremony to receive her award.
  • Became member of House of Commons in 1992.
  • Named CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire), an honorary title given to her by the Queen, in 1978. 
  • Outspoken opponent of Tony Blair's policies from within the Labour party.
  • Attempted to win the Labour Party nomination for the election of the first Mayor of London in 2000.

Awards

  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1971, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1972, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Winner
  • 1981, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 2018, Tony — Actress (Play): Winner
  • 1974, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1974, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 1972, Emmy — Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series: Winner
  • 1971, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1976, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1988, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 1966, Tony — Actress, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic): Nominee
  • 1970, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1972, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1970, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1973, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1972, Emmy — Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1982, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1985, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 2017, Olivier Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1975, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Roy Hodges — Ex-husband

College

  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England

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  • Birth Place: Birkenhead on Wirral, Chesire, England
  • Profession: Actor