Flora Robson Overview:

Legendary character actress, Flora Robson, was born Flora McKenzie Robson on Mar 28, 1902 in South Shields, Durham. Robson died at the age of 82 on Jul 7, 1984 in Brighton, East Sussex and was laid to rest in St Nicholas Churchyard Cemetery in Brighton, East Sussex, England.



Although Robson was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1946Best Supporting ActressSaratoga Trunk (1945)Angelique BuitonNominated

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Flora Robson Quotes:

Spanish Ambassador: If your majesty will not hear words, we must come to cannon and see if you will hear them.
Queen Elizabeth I of England: If you use threats of that kind, I will chase you out of my kingdom.
Spanish Ambassador: But, your grace. You MUST listen.
Queen Elizabeth I of England: Must? Little man, little man, must is NOT a word to use to princes. Our council shall confer with you. Meanwhile, go home and be quiet!

Nell Dawson: With every month that passes things will become easier for you. Six months from now you'll be accepted here.
Frieda: By you?
Nell Dawson: By nine people out of ten.
Frieda: By you?
Nell Dawson: I'm the tenth.

Nell Dawson: Yes, I was wrong. No matter who they are, no matter what they've done, you can't treat human beings as though they were less than human... without becoming less than human yourself.

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Flora Robson Facts
Never married or had children.

She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1952 for her services to Drama.

She was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1960 for her contributions and services to drama.

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