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Peggy Ashcroft, Award Winner

Ashcroft in The Thirty-Nine Steps.

Peggy Ashcroft: Best
Supporting Actress, 1984:

A Passage To India (Drama – PG)

Dame Peggy Ashcroft won her Supporting Oscar for playing Haver's mother during the 1920s.

About Peggy Ashcroft (1907 – 1991)
Dame Peggy Ashcroft was born Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft on December 22nd, 1907 in Croydon, Surrey, England. She died on June 14th, 1991 in London, at the age of 83.

Distinguished British stage actress who was made a Dame of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II, in 1956.

Dame Peggy Ashcroft rarely appeared in film, for she was mainly a stage actress. Still, She has done a total of 35 performances/appearances in films and television works.

Dame Peggy Ashcroft also won the BFA for her performance in A Passage To India.

Peggy Ashcroft's notable movie credits include...

The Wandering Jew (1933)
The Thirty-Nine Steps (1935)
Rhodes (1936)
Quiet Wedding (1941)
The Nun's Story (1959)
Tell Me Lies (1968)
Secret Ceremony (1968)
Three Into Two Won't Go (1969)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
The Pedestrian (1973)
Joseph Andrews (1977)
A Passage to India (1984)
When The Wind Blows (1986)
Madame Sousatzka (1988)

Peggy Ashcroft's television credits include...

Screen One (1989)
The War Of The Roses (1989)
The Heat Of The Day (1989)
The Jewel In The Crown (1984)
Six Centuries Of Verse (1984)
Bbc Play Of The Month (1971-1982)
Edward And Mrs. Simpson (1978)
ITV Saturday Night Theatre: The Last Journey (1972)
War Of The Roses (1965)
The Cherry Orchard (1962)

Peggy Ashcroft (center) in The Thirty-Nine Steps (1935).

Peggy Ashcroft (left) in A Passage to India (1984).