|Job||Actress, dancer, pianist, singer|
|Top Roles||Mrs. Banks, Undetermined Role, Marjorie Corder, Maid Jean, Kay Trevor|
|Top Genres||Drama, Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Family, War|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, World War II, Exotic Lands|
|Top Collaborators||Alexander Korda (Director), Ken Annakin (Director), Michael Anderson (Director), William Cameron Menzies (Producer)|
|Shares birthday with||Louise Dresser, Larry Fine, John Alton see more..|
Glynis Johns Overview:
Actress, Glynis Johns, was born on Oct 5, 1923 in Pretoria, South Africa. As of December 2022, Glynis Johns was 99 years old.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Johns was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1960||Best Supporting Actress||The Sundowners (1960)||Mrs. Firth||Nominated|
On October 16, 1998, Johns received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.
Seven Things to Know AboutBy Rick29 on Jun 29, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
1. Stephen Sondheim wrote "Send in the Clowns" specifically for , whose husky voice worked best with short phrasing. She sang it in the original 1973 stage production of A Little Night Music and won a Tony for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. 2. received an Oscar nominat... Read full article
By Art on Oct 5, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold
is a South African-born Welsh stage and film actress, dancer, pianist and singer, most notably of “Send in the Clowns”, which she originated in Stephen Sondheim’s “A Little Night Music”. With a career spanning seven decades, Johns is often cited as the R... Read full article
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Glynis Johns Quotes:
Mrs. Banks: [singing] Our daughters' daughters will adore us and they'll sing in grateful chorus, "Well done, sister suffragettes."
Mrs. Banks: [sees the time] Excuse me, POSTS, EVERYONE, PLEASE!
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