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Glenda Jackson
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Born in Birkenhead, Merseyside
Born on 9th of April 1936

Born 1936 - English actress and Labour politician.



Student at RADA. Made theatrical debut in Separate Tables (1957). Film debut in Sporting Life (1963) but remained primarily a stage actress. Films included Women in Love, won an Academy Award, A Touch of Class and Sunday, Bloody Sunday. Turned to a career in politics, elected as Labour MP for Hampstead & Highgate in 1992.

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