Edith Evans Quotes


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Edith Evans was born in London the daughter of Edward Evans a civil servant and his wife Caroline Ellen Foster. K. Evans was particularly well known for portraying haughty aristocratic ladies as in two of her most famous roles: Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest (both on stage and in the 1952 film) and Miss Western in the 1963 film of Tom Jones.

She also appeared in a number of films for which Edith Evans received three Academy Award nominations plus a BAFTA and a Golden Globe award. By contrast Edith Evans played a poverty-stricken old woman in one of her most acclaimed film roles in The Whisperers (1967).