Glynis Johns

Glynis Johns (October 5, 1923 - January 4, 2024) was a South African-born British actress, dancer, musician and singer. Born in Pretoria, South Africa, while her parents were on tour, she is best known for originating the role of Desiree Armfeldt in A Little Night Music on Broadway, for which she won a Tony Award, and for playing Winifred Banks in Walt Disney's musical motion picture Mary Poppins. In 2020, with the death of Olivia de Havilland, Johns became the oldest living Academy Award-nominee in any acting category.

In both roles, Johns sang songs written specifically for her, including "Send in the Clowns", composed by Stephen Sondheim, and "Sister Suffragette", written by the Sherman Brothers.

Johns was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the 1960 film The Sundowners. She was one of the last surviving stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood and class years of British cinema. She is known for the breathy quality of her husky voice and her upbeat persona.

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Name Glynis Johns
Age 100 years 8 month 19 days old
Born Place Pretoria, South Africa
Birthday 1923-10-05
Death 2024-01-04

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1. Glynis Johns Age in 2024 ?

Glynis Johns Age in 2024 is 100 years 8 month 19 days old

2. What was the birthday of Glynis Johns ?

Birthday of Glynis Johns was 1923-10-05

3. What was the gender of Glynis Johns ?

Gender of Glynis Johns was Female

4. When Glynis Johns was Died ?

Glynis Johns was died on 2024-01-04

5. What was nick name of Glynis Johns ?

Nick name of Glynis Johns was Glynnis Johns,Glynis Margaret P. Johns,Глинис Джонс

6. Where Glynis Johns was born?

Glynis Johns was born in Pretoria, South Africa

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