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Jessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy
  • Career: Actress
  • Top celebrities: 4813
  • BirthDate: 1909, 07 of June , Stoke Newington, London, England, UK
  • Spouse: Hume Cronyn (27 September 1942 - 11 September 1994) (her death) 2 children, Jack Hawkins (22 October 1932 - 2 January 1940) (divorced) 1 child
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Facts of life

    The beloved as well as twinkly blue-eyed notable of the screen and stage, the career of Jessica Tandy, the actress spanned about 6.5 decades. In the mean-time, she also enjoyed the amazing as well as astonishing film revitalization at the age of 80, somewhat unheard in the town which worships youth as well as nubile beauty. Moreover, Jessica was also born at Jessie Alice Tandy, London in the year 1909, and daughter of Harry Tandy, who is the traveling salesman as well as Jessie Helen Horspool. Their parents also enrolled herself in the teenager at Academy of Ben Greet of Acting where they also showed instant promise. Jessica was just 16 at the time when she made professional bow as the Sara Manderson in a play of "The Manderson Girls", subsequently was invited to join the Theatre of Birmingham Repertory. In just couple of years, Tandy was also making number of various debuts.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1992 for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role for:Grüne Tomaten (1991)."
    Won Oscar - 1990 for "Best Actress in a Leading Role for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989). Jessica Tandy became the oldest winner of a competitive Oscar, at nearly 81, surpassing the achievement of George Burns."
    Nominated Saturn Award - 1990 for "Best Actress for:Cocoon: The Return (1988)."
    Won Saturn Award - 1988 for "Best Actress for:*batteries not included (1987)."
    Nominated Saturn Award - 1986 for "Best Actress for:Cocoon (1985)."
    Nominated American Comedy Award - 1990 for "Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1993 for "Best Actress for:Grüne Tomaten (1991)."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1991 for "Best Actress for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989)."
    Won Silver Berlin Bear - 1990 for "Best Acting Team for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989). Shared with: Morgan Freeman"
    Won BSFC Award - 1990 for "Best Actress for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989)."
    Won David - 1990 for "Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1994 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special for:Tanz mit dem weißen Hund (1993) (TV). (CBS)."
    Won Emmy - 1988 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special for:"Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951). (CBS). For episode "Foxfire (#37.2)"."
    Nominated Emmy - 1956 for "Best Actress - Single Performance for:"Producers' Showcase" (1954). (NBC). For playing "Wife". For episode "The Fourposter"."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1992 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for:The Story Lady (1991) (TV)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1990 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1963 for "Best Supporting Actress for:Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)."
    Won KCFCC Award - 1990 for "Best Actress for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989)."
    2nd place NSFC Award - 1990 for "Best Actress for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1989 for "Best Actress for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989)."
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 1990 for ""
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1960 for "Motion Picture On 8 February 1960. At 6284 Hollywood Blvd."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Motion Picture At 6290 Hollywood Blvd."
    Won Crystal Award - 1991 for ""
  • Position in top best awards winner: 649
  • Films with Jessica Tandy: Nobody's Fool - 1994
    Camilla - 1994
    To Dance with the White Dog - 1993
    Used People - 1992
    Dream On - 1992
    Fried Green Tomatoes - 1991
    The Story Lady - 1991
    Driving Miss Daisy - 1989
    Cocoon: The Return - 1988
    The House on Carroll Street - 1988
    *batteries not included - 1987
    Foxfire - 1987
    Cocoon - 1985
    The Bostonians - 1984
    Best Friends - 1982
    Still of the Night - 1982
    The World According to Garp - 1982
    Honky Tonk Freeway - 1981
    The Gin Game - 1981
    Butley - 1974
    The F.B.I. - 1972
    O'Hara, U.S. Treasury - 1972
    Norman Corwin Presents - 1972
    Judd for the Defense - 1968
    The Birds - 1963
    Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man - 1962
    The Moon and Sixpence - 1959
    The DuPont Show of the Month - 1959
    The Christmas Tree - 1958
    The Light in the Forest - 1958
    Alfred Hitchcock Presents - 1956-1958
    Schlitz Playhouse - 1957-1958
    Telephone Time - 1958
    Suspicion - 1957
    Studio One in Hollywood - 1951-1957
    Goodyear Playhouse - 1956
    G.E. True Theater - 1956
    The Alcoa Hour - 1956
    Star Stage - 1956
    The United States Steel Hour - 1956
    The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse - 1955
    Omnibus - 1953-1955
    Producers' Showcase - 1955
    The Marriage - 1954
    The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel - 1951
    The Prudential Family Playhouse - 1951
    Somerset Maugham TV Theatre - 1951
    Lights Out - 1951
    September Affair - 1950
    Masterpiece Playhouse - 1950
    Actor's Studio - 1948
    A Woman's Vengeance - 1948
    Forever Amber - 1947
    Dragonwyck - 1946
    The Green Years - 1946
    The Valley of Decision - 1945
    Blonde Fever - 1944
    The Seventh Cross - 1944
    Fox in the Morning - 1939
    Fiat Justitia - 1939
    Glorious Morning - 1938
    Murder in the Family - 1938
    The Indiscretions of Eve - 1932
    An African Love Story - 1996
    A Century of Cinema - 1994
    The 64th Annual Academy Awards - 1992
    The 63rd Annual Academy Awards - 1991
    Reflections on the Silver Screen - 1990
    The 44th Annual Tony Awards - 1990
    Night of 100 Stars III - 1990
    The 62nd Annual Academy Awards - 1990
    The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1990
    The 40th Annual Emmy Awards - 1988
    The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts - 1987
    Today - 1967-1987
    The 41st Annual Tony Awards - 1987
    The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts - 1986
    The 34th Annual Tony Awards - 1980
    Over Easy - 1979
    The 32nd Annual Tony Awards - 1978
    Bicentennial Minutes - 1975
    Tennessee Williams' South - 1973
    The David Frost Show - 1970
    Dateline: Hollywood - 1967
    The Joey Bishop Show - 1967
    The Ed Sullivan Show - 1951-1959
    Person to Person - 1958
    The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue - 1951
    Showtime, U.S.A. - 1950
    Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo - 2008
    Brando - 2007
    Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters - 2006
    James Dean: Forever Young - 2005
    Jessica Tandy: Theatre Legend to Screen Star - 2003
    Miss Daisy's Journey: From Stage to Screen - 2003
    Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years - 2000
    All About 'The Birds' - 2000
    Biography - 1999
    'Fried Green Tomatoes': The Moments of Discovery - 1998
    Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory - 1998
    The 67th Annual Academy Awards - 1995
    Oscar's Greatest Moments - 1992
    Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color - 1961
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