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Anna Lee MBE (January 2, 1913May 14, 2004) was an English actress. Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions, in decreasing order of seniority: Knight or Dame Grand... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England – Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK...


She was born Joan Boniface Winnifrith in Igtham, Kent, England, the daughter of a clergyman who encouraged her desire to act. She studied at the Royal Albert Hall, then debuted in 1932 with a bit part in the film His Lordship. When she and her husband, director Robert Stevenson, moved to Hollywood she became associated with John Ford, appearing in several of his movies, notably How Green Was My Valley and Fort Apache. The village of Ightham (pron. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England – Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK... Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall of Arts and Sciences is an arts venue dedicated to Queen Victorias husband and consort, Prince Albert. ... See also: 1931 in film 1932 1933 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events Shirley Temples film career begins Disney released Flowers and Trees their first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film. ... Robert Stevenson (March 31, 1905-November 4, 1986) was an English film writer and director. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was one of the most accomplished American film directors of the 1930s to 1960s, known particularly as a director of the Westerns, although his tributes to the veterans of World War II and Americana are also equally effective. ... How Green Was My Valley is a novel of 1939, by Richard Llewellyn. ... Fort Apache may refer to: The White Mountain Apache Tribes reservation and former United States Army cavalry post near Whiteriver, Arizona. ...


Lee made frequent appearances on television anthology series in the 1940s and 1950s, including Robert Montgomery Presents, The Ford Theatre Hour, Kraft Television Theatre, Armstrong Circle Theatre and Wagon Train. Anthology may also mean a Alien Ant Farm album ANThology, see Anthology (AAF Album) An anthology is a collection of literary works, originally of poems, but in recent years its usage has broadened to be applied to collections of short stories and comic strips. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... // Events and trends World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... // Events and trends This map shows two essential global spheres during the Cold War in 1959. ... Robert Montgomery Presents was a dramatic television series which was produced by NBC from January 30, 1950 until June 24, 1957. ... It has been suggested that Kraft Television Theater be merged into this article or section. ... Armstrong Circle Theatre was an anthology drama television series which ran from 1950 to 1957 on NBC, and then until 1963 on CBS. It alternated weekly with The U. S. Steel Hour. ... Wagon Train was a television series on NBC from 1957 to 1965. ...


She had a small, but memorable, role as Sister Margaretta in The Sound of Music. Sister Margaretta was a supporter of Maria in the abbey, and was one of the two nuns who slowed the Nazis down by removing car engine parts, allowing the Von Trapps to escape. Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ...


In later years, she became known to a new generation as the matriarch Lila Quartermaine on General Hospital and Port Charles until her disgraceful sacking in 2003, which one of her sons attested would sap her will to live. She died not long after. General Hospital is the longest-running daytime soap opera on the American ABC television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West since its inception). ... This Port Charles logo was seen from July 2002 until October 2003. ...


On her passing, Anna Lee was interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California. The Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery is located at 1218 Glendon Avenue in the Westwood Village area of Los Angeles, California. ... The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish; Los Ángeles) is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ...


On May 21, 2004, she was posthumously awarded a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award; she was scheduled to receive the award for months, but she died before she could receive it. On July 16, 2004, "GH" aired a tribute to Lee by holding a memorial service for her character (Lila Quartermaine), and, obviously, no mention was made of the disgraceful sacking of this distinguished actress at the age of 90 the previous year. Despite this, her son attended to receive the award on her behalf. May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


She was the goddaughter of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and lifelong friend of his daughter, Dame Jean Conan Doyle. Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (May 22, 1859 – July 7, 1930) was a British author most famously known for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction. ... Dame Jean Lena Annette Billy Conan Doyle (aka Lady Bromet) (1912-1997) was the daughter of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. ...


External links

  • IMDb entry for Anna Lee

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Lee, M. Médard, "Simplified Random Network Codes for Multicast Networks", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Adelaide, Australia, Sept. 4-9, 2005.
Coleman, A. Lee, M. Médard, M. Effros, "A New Source-Splitting Approach to the Slepian-Wolf Problem", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Chicago, IL, June 27 - July 2, 2004.
Coleman, A. Lee, M. Médard, M. Effros, "On Some New Approaches to Practical Slepian-Wolf Compression Inspired by Channel Coding", IEEE Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, UT, pp.
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