Margaret Leighton

Margaret Leighton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Margaret Leighton (26 February 1922 - 13 January 1976) was an English actress. She had an exquisite sense of grandeur and refinement. She created the role of Hannah Jelkes in Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana. Born in Barnt Green, Worcestershire, Leighton made her stage debut was as Dorothy in Laugh With Me (1938), which was also performed that year for television on BBC. She went on to become a star of the Old Vic. Her Broadway debut was as the Queen in Henry IV (1946) starring Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson during a visit to America of the Old Vic company, which performed a total of five plays from its repertoire before returning to London.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134958573
  • 9786134958578