Glynis Johns
(1923-present)

woman and actor

Aged 98

Glynis Johns (born 5 October 1923) is a retired British stage, television and film actress, dancer, pianist, and singer. Born in Pretoria, South Africa, while her parents were on tour, she is best known for creating the role of Desiree Armfeldt in A Little Night Music on Broadway, for which she won a Tony Award, and for playing Winifred Banks in Walt Disney's musical motion picture Mary Poppins. In both roles she sang songs written specifically for her, including "Send In the Clowns", composed by Stephen Sondheim, and "Sister Suffragette", written by the Sherman Brothers. She was nominated for an Oscar for her work in the 1960 film The Sundowners. She is known for the breathy quality of her husky voice and her upbeat persona.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

ceridwen on Geograph
Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #104

Lower Town, Fishguard site of the filming of Under Milk Wood 1971

Lower Town Quayside, Fishguard, United Kingdom where they filmed (1971)