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Patricia Helen Jessel (15 October 1920 – 8 June 1968) was an English actress of stage, film and television[1]

Patricia Jessel
Actor Patricia Jessel.jpg
Born
Patricia Helen Jessel

(1920-10-15)October 15, 1920
DiedJune 10, 1968(1968-06-10) (aged 47)
NationalityUnited Kingdom
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)George Feinberg

BiographyEdit

Jessel was born in the then-British Crown Colony of Hong Kong. She died from a heart attack in London, in June 1968, aged 47.[2]

Jessel appeared both in the West End and on Broadway in the 1950s in Agatha Christie's play Witness for the Prosecution, for which she won a Tony in 1955.[3]

Her other stage roles included Lady Macbeth at the Old Vic in 1962 and Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest in the opening season of the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford.[4][5]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Patricia Jessel". bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Patricia Helen Jessel (1920-1968) profile". findagrave.com. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  3. ^ The Broadway League. "Patricia Jessel - IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information". ibdb.com. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  4. ^ William Shakespeare. "Production of Macbeth - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  5. ^ "Macbeth - The Old Vic Company". theaterencyclopedie.nl. 20 June 1962.

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