Elizabeth Sellars

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Elizabeth Sellars
Born (1923-05-06) 6 May 1923 (age 92)
Glasgow, Scotland
Alma mater Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation Actress
Years active 1949-1990
Spouse(s) Francis Austin Henley (m. 1960–2009) (his death)

Elizabeth Sellars (born 6 May 1923) is a British actress.

Sellars was born in Glasgow, Scotland.[1] She appeared on the stage from age 15 and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She made her first London appearance in 1946 in The Brothers Karamazov and later appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company as Elizabeth in Richard III, Helen in Troilus and Cressida, Gertrude in Hamlet and Hermione in The Winter's Tale.

She entered films in 1949 with Floodtide. She appeared in a string of British films in the 1950s and 1960s and a few Hollywood films, usually in secondary roles, including The Barefoot Contessa (1954), Désirée (1954), Prince of Players (1955), The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960), 55 Days at Peking (1963) and The Chalk Garden (1964). She also appeared frequently on television, most notably in A Voyage Round My Father (1982) with Laurence Olivier.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elizabeth Sellars - Biography". MSN.com. Retrieved August 6, 2014. 

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