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 1920's.


Dame Peggy Ashcroft (1907 - 1991)

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.

Dame Peggy Ashcroft also won the BFA for her performance in A PASSAGE TO INDIA.

Her other films include:

THE WANDERING JEW
THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS
QUIET WEDDING
SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY

Her television credits include:

EDWARD AND MRS. SIMPSON
THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN