Patricia Jessel

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Patricia Jessel
Born Patricia Helen Jessel
(1920-10-15)October 15, 1920
Died June 10, 1968(1968-06-10) (aged 47)
Occupation Actress

Patricia Helen Jessel (15 October 1920, Hong Kong, British Crown Colony – 8 June 1968, London, England) was an English actress for stage and film. She died from a heart attack in June 1968, aged 47. She appeared both in the West End and on Broadway in the 1950s in Agatha Christie's play Witness for the Prosecution, for which she won a Tony among other awards. Other roles include Lady Macbeth at the Old Vic in 1963 and Lady Bracknell in the Importance of Being Ernest in the opening season of the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford.

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