Jean Simmons

Born: 31 January 1929, Crouch End, London
Died: 22 January 2010, Santa Monica, CA.

Highlighted works

  • Hamlet


    Laurence Olivier triumphed as actor and director in this stark and imposing screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s drama of tragic uncertainty.

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    The orphan and the spinster, the marshland and the metropolis: Dickens’s vivid characters and locales receive the breath of cinematic life in David Lean’s cherished adaptation.


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