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Vanessa Redgrave, Judi Dench, Glenda Jackson & Helen Mirren

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Glenda Jackson holds the Oscar she won for Women in Love. Since she was unable to attend the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, the trophy was presented to her at a special ceremony held at the Dorchester Hotel in London. April, 1971

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My tutor Sonya often says that learning your lines is only 2% of being an actor and I feel that this quote emphasizes this. I have been influenced by the fact that I have to make my lines sound natural, sound like they aren't lines at all.

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Elizabeth R This acclaimed BBC television mini-series Elizabeth R portrayed Queen Elizabeth I (Glenda Jackson) from young princess to aged monarch. Glenda Jackson endured an arduous makeup (not to mention having her head partially shaved) to imitate Elizabeth’s bizarre appearance.

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English actress and former MP for Hampstead & Highgate Glenda Jackson also portrayed Elizabeth twice, once opposite Vanessa Redgrave in the title role of Mary, Queen of Scots and again that same year in the BBC2 series Elizabeth R.

I'm one of the lucky ones. I've got my ticket to see Glenda Jackson play King Lear. Can't believe she's 80 years of age. I'm so looking forward to this, The whole of my 6th Form went to see her in Manchester about 35 years ago. Superb actress.HL

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Elizabeth R, 40 years on...

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We honored Glenda Jackson in 1988. The former actress currently serves as a member of British Parliament.

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