Glenda Jackson is an Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winning actress, according to her manager, Lionel Larner , also a former member of the British Parliament, died at her home in London on Thursday. The show master is 87.
known for his colorful performances on stage and in film Known for his career, including twists in comedies such as A Touch of Class for 1975) ), George Segal, and Hopscotch of 1975, with Walter Matthau, as well as romance and historical dramas such as Women in Love (1971), Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1971), Mary Queen of Scots
(1971), and the BBC series Elizabeth R (1971), Jackson was considered one of England’s greatest living actresses at the time of her early turn to politics1975s, as Labor MP for Hampstead and Highgate, as junior transport secretary under Tony Blair, and even running for mayor of London.
After returning to acting in 1990, Jackson starred in at the Old Vic the following year) King Lear
, which was nominated for the Evening Standard Drama Award and Olivier. (She will revisit the Broadway production in 2021, opposite Ruth Wilson in the Sam Gold-directed version .) Then, at 2018 , Jackson with his stellar performance in Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women The performance won a Tony, and the film co-stars Laurie Metcalfe and Alison Pill. The main character in the famous TV series Elizabeth Is Missing was followed by 2018.
Jackson’s last project was the movieMothering Sunday, with Odessa Young, Josh O’Connor, Olivia Colman and Colin Firth, and the yet-to-be-released The Great Escape ), she was in The Romantic Englishwoman reunited with Michael Caine).
Here, in her honor, we look back fondly at Jackson’s early years in the spotlight— — her awesome talent is alive and well, even in black and white.