Ethel Griffies

English actress (1878–1975) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Ethel Griffies (born Ethel Woods; 26 April 1878 – 9 September 1975) was an English actress of stage, screen, and television. She is remembered for portraying the ornithologist Mrs. Bundy in Alfred Hitchcock's classic The Birds (1963). She appeared in stage roles in her native England and in the United States, and had featured roles in around 100 motion pictures. Griffies was one of the oldest working actors in the English-speaking theatre at the time of her death at 97 years old. She acted alongside such stars as May Whitty, Ellen Terry, and Anna Neagle.

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Ethel Griffies
Griffies in Jane Eyre (1943)
Ethel Woods

(1878-04-26)26 April 1878
Died9 September 1975(1975-09-09) (aged 97)
London, England
Years active1881–1967
Walter Beaumont
(m. 1900; died 1910)
(m. 1917; died 1956)

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