|Born||2 December 1930|
|Died||22 July 2015
La Baule, Brittany, France
|Spouse(s)||Peter Brook (m. 1951–2015; her death); 2 children|
Natasha Parry (2 December 1930 – 22 July 2015) was an English actress.
Parry made her stage debut at age 12 in The Wingless Victory. At 14, she was in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and later she played in Big Ben and Bless the Bride. On Broadway she appeared in The Fighting Cock (1959-1960). Toward the end of her career, she was in The Tragedy of Hamlet at the Young Vic in London.
Parry made her screen debut in Dance Hall (1950). She appeared in many of her husband's productions including a live American television version of King Lear (1953) opposite Orson Welles, in Anouilh's The Fighting Cock with Rex Harrison, Meetings with Remarkable Men, The Cherry Orchard, and Happy Days.
Parry was out of performing for a year after contracting tuberculosis in 1952.
Parry died on 22 July 2015 (Some sources say 23 July 2015) while on holiday in La Baule, Brittany, France, at the age of 84 after a stroke. She was survived by her husband and their children, Irina and Simon.
- Golden Arrow (1949) - Betty Felton
- Dance Hall (1950) - Eve
- Midnight Episode (1950) - Jill harris
- The Dark Man (1951) - Molly Lester
- Crow Hollow (1952) - Ann Amour
- King Lear (1953) - Cordelia
- Knave of Hearts (1954) - Patricia
- Windom's Way (1957) - Anna Vidal
- The Rough and the Smooth (1959) - Margaret Goreham
- Midnight Lace (1960) - Peggy
- The Fourth Square (1961) - Sandra Martin
- Girl in the Headlines (1963) - Perlita Barker
- Romeo and Juliet (1968) - Lady Capulet
- Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) - Sir William Robertson's Lady
- Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979) - Vitvitskaia
- La fille prodigue (1981) - La mère
- Le Lit (1982) - Eva
- Le goût des myrtilles (2014) - Jeanne (Last appearance)
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- Kustow, Michael (2006). Peter Brook: a biography. London: Bloomsbury. p. 62. ISBN 0-7475-7913-X.
- Profile, imdb.com; accessed 24 July 2015.
- Profile, ftvdb.bfi.org.uk; accessed 24 July 2015.
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