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Anna Massey

Daughter of actors Raymond Massey and Adrienne Allen, Anna Massey is a respected actress of film, television and stage. She.made her own film debut in John Ford’s Gideon’s Day (1958). In the controversial Peeping Tom (1960) she was one of the few female cast members was not murdered, though she was the second victim in Hitchcock’s Frenzy. Maturing into a versatile character actress in her 40s, she played Mrs. Danvers in the 1981 remake of Rebecca and Betsy in the 1985 remake of Anna Karenina. On television she won BAFTA and RTS Best Actress awards as the heroine of Anita Brookner’s Hotel du Lac. She starred most recently on television as maiden aunt Miss Stanbury in He Knew He Was Right.
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