Character actress, Thora Hird, was born on May 28, 1911 in Morecambe, Lancashire. Hird died at the age of 91 on Mar 15, 2003 in Brinsworth House, Twickenham .
Thora Hird was a dynamic British character actress with a career that spanned eight decades. Although from the coast of Lancashire, she proved adept at a variety of terrace-row accents, and played maids, landladies, cleaners, shop-women and forth-right parents. She was also popular on a number of TV series including the British sitcoms "Meet the Wife" and "Last of the Summer Wine". She is the mother of former child star Janette Scott.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
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