Actress, Glynis Johns, was born on Oct 5, 1923 in Pretoria, South Africa. As of December 2020, Glynis Johns was 97 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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Mrs. Banks: [singing] We're clearly soldiers in pettycoats, and dauntless crusaders for women to vote! Though we adore men individually, we agree that as a group they're rather stupid.
[Katie Nanna is trying to leave]
Katie Nanna: I said my say, and that's all I'll say. I've done with this house forever.
Mrs. Clara Brill: Well, hip, hip, hooray! And don't stumble on the way out, dearie.
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