British actress, Virginia McKenna, wears a crucifix pendant

Virginia McKenna


British actress (age 92) | The Cruel Sea (1953), A Town Like Alice (1956), Born Free (1966)

Demure-looking but spirited British leading lady with stage experience; married to Bill Travers. With Travers she founded in 1984 the Born Free Foundation, which campaigns for wild animals that are suffering, imprisoned or in danger

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Father’s Doing Fine (1952)
The Cruel Sea (1953)
Julie Hallam
The Ship That Died of Shame (1955)
Helen Randall
A Town Like Alice (1956)
Jean Paget
The Smallest Show on Earth (1957)
Jean Spenser
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)
Henrietta Barrett
Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)
Violette Szabo
Born Free (1966)
Joy Adamson
Ring of Bright Water (1969)
Mary MacKenzie
Waterloo (1970)
Duchess of Richmond
An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)
Swallows and Amazons (1974)
Golden Years (2016)
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