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Joan Greenwood
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Born in Chelsea, London
Born on 4th of March 1921
Died on 27th of February 1987

Born 1921. Died 1987 - English actress.

Known for her husky voice. Studied at RADA before making her stage debut in 1938. Worked mainly on the stage appearing with Donald Wolfit's theatre company in the years following World War II. Made her film debut in John Smith Wakes Up (1940). Subsequent films included Whisky Galore (1948), Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) and The Man in the White Suit (1951).

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