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Jessie Alice Tandy

Also Known As: "Jessica T. Cronyn"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: City of London, Greater London, England
Death: Died in Easton, Connecticut, United States
Cause of death: Ovarian cancer
Place of Burial: Cremated; ashes given to family
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Harry Tandy and Jessie Helen Tandy
Wife of Hume Blake Cronyn, Jr.
Ex-wife of Jack Hawkins, CBE

Occupation: Actor
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Jessica Tandy

A beloved, twinkly blue-eyed doyenne of stage and screen, actress Jessica Tandy's career spanned nearly six and a half decades. In that course of time she enjoyed an amazing film renaissance at the age of 80, something unheard of in a town that worships youth and nubile beauty. [from imdb; see link below]

Elia Kazan said ...

Years later, Mr. Kazan remembered the joy of directing Miss Tandy. "She's perfect," he said. "She never stops working and she's always full of little surprises. She always does things a little better than you think she will."

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Jessica Tandy's Timeline

1909
June 7, 1909
City of London, Greater London, England
1932
1932
Age 22
1942
September 27, 1942
Age 33
Beverly Hills, California, United States
1994
September 11, 1994
Age 85
Easton, Connecticut, United States
September 1994
Age 85
Cremated; ashes given to family
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