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Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson

Glenda May Jackson, CBE, (born 9 May 1936) is a two-time Academy Award-winning British actress and politician, currently Labour Member of Parliament for the constituency of Hampstead and Highgate in the London Borough of Camden. Image File history File links GlendaJackson. ... Image File history File links GlendaJackson. ... Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main left-wing political party of the United Kingdom. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Hampstead & Highgate is a parliamentary constituency covering the northern half of the London Borough of Camden which includes the villages of Hampstead and Highgate. ... The London Borough of Camden is an inner-London borough created in 1965 to replace the metropolitan boroughs of Hampstead, Holborn, St Pancras. ...

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Personal life

She was born in Birkenhead, across the River Mersey from Liverpool, into a working-class family, and it is a well-known piece of trivia that she once worked in a Boots pharmacy store. Map sources for Birkenhead at grid reference SJ3088 Birkenhead is a town on The Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside, on the left bank of the River Mersey, opposite Liverpool. ... Ferry across the Mersey, June 2005 The River Mersey is a river in north-western England. ... Liverpool waterfront by night, as seen from the Wirral. ... Boots is the dominant pharmacist chain in the United Kingdom, with outlets in most high streets throughout the country. ...


She has one son by her ex-husband, Roy Hodges.


Acting career

Having studied acting at RADA, Jackson made her professional stage debut in Terence Rattigan's Separate Tables in 1957, and her film debut in This Sporting Life in 1963. Rada is the term for council or assembly borrowed by Polish from Middle High German Rat (council) and later passed into Czech, Ukrainian, and Belarusian languages. ... Terence Rattigan — British Playwright Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan (June 10, 1911 – November 30, 1977) was one of Englands most important 20th century dramatists. ... Separate Tables is a 1958 film, based on the play by Terence Rattigan and directed by Delbert Mann. ... This Sporting Life is also a radio program in Australia. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ...


Fame came with Jackson's starring role in the controversial Women in Love (1969) gaining her first Oscar from Hollywood's Academy Awards, and another controversial role as Tchaikovsky's nymphomaniac wife in Ken Russell's The Music Lovers added to her image of being prepared to do almost anything for her art. She confirmed this by having her head shaved in order to play Queen Elizabeth I of England in the BBC's 1971 blockbuster serial, Elizabeth R. Her portrayla of Elizabeth I is considered unparalled in accucary by elizbethan scholars. In this year, she also appeared in a BBC Morecambe and Wise Show, playing Cleopatra in a comedy sketch which is generally recognised as one the funniest sequences in British TV history. Women in Love was a novel by British author D.H. Lawrence published in 1920. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world. ... ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world. ... Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell, known as Ken Russell (born July 3, 1927), is a controversial British film director, particularly known for his films about famous composers. ... The Music Lovers is a 1971 biopic of the 19th century Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, as conceived by maverick director Ken Russell. ... Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England, Queen of France (in name only), and Queen of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. ... Founded in 1922 as the British Broadcasting Company Ltd (a privately owned company), subsequently Incorporated and nationalised in 1927 as The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC, also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Background - Elizabeth R was a BBC TV drama serial broadcast in six parts on terrestrial channel BBC Two during February to March 1971. ... Morecambe and Wise Morecambe and Wise were a famous British comic double act comprising Eric Morecambe OBE and Ernie Wise OBE. The act lasted four decades until Morecambes retirement, shortly before his death in 1984. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Glenda Jackson in A Touch of Class
Glenda Jackson in A Touch of Class

Filmmaker Melvin Frank watched this and saw her comedic potential and offered her the lead female role in his next project. She earned a second Oscar for this particular comic role in A Touch of Class (1973), and Eric and Ernie apparently sent her a telegram saying: 'Stick with us kid, and we'll get you a third!'. She also portrayed Queen Elizabeth on a film about the life of Mary, Queen of Scots and she has been recognised as one of Britain's leading actresses. In 1978, she was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Image File history File links Touch_Class. ... Image File history File links Touch_Class. ... A Touch of Class is a 1973 romantic comedy film which tells the story of a couple having an affair, who find themselves falling in love. ... Melvin Frank (born 13 August 1913 in Chicago, Illinois – died 13 October 1988 in Los Angeles, California) was an American screenwriter, film producer and film director. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world. ... A Touch of Class is a 1973 romantic comedy film which tells the story of a couple having an affair, who find themselves falling in love. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Eric and Ernie are the first names of legendary British comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, popular on UK Television during the 1960s and 1970s. ... Mary, Queen of Scots redirects here. ... Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are...


Until recently, a theatre and arts academy in Borough Road, Birkenhead was named after her. It has been demolished by Wirral Council and replaced with trendy flats.


Political career

She retired from acting in order to enter the House of Commons in the 1992 general election as the Labour MP for the Hampstead and Highgate. After the 1997 general election, she was appointed a junior minister in the government of Prime Minister, Tony Blair, with responsibility for London Transport, a post she resigned before an attempt to be nominated as the Labour Party candidate for the election of the first Mayor of London in 2000. The nomination was eventually won by Frank Dobson, who lost the election to Ken Livingstone, the independent candidate. In the 2005 general eleciton, she received 14,615 votes, representing 38.29% of the votes cast in the constituency. The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The UK general election, 1992 was held on April 9, 1992, and was the fourth victory in a row for the Conservatives. ... Hampstead & Highgate is a parliamentary constituency covering the northern half of the London Borough of Camden which includes the villages of Hampstead and Highgate. ... The UK general election, 1997 was held on 1 May 1997. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the head of Her Majestys Government and so exercises many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... Anthony Charles Lynton Blair PC, MP (born 6 May 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the UK Civil Service, Leader of the UK Labour Party, and Member of the UK Parliament for the constituency of Sedgefield in North East... Some buses lost their iconic red colour when privatised in 1993. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main left-wing political party of the United Kingdom. ... Ken Livingstone, the current Mayor of London The Mayor of London is an elected politician in London, United Kingdom. ... The Right Honourable Frank Gordon Dobson (born March 15, 1940) is a British politician and member of Parliament for Holborn and St. ... Ken Livingstone Kenneth Robert Livingstone (born June 17, 1945), is a British politician who has been the Mayor of London since the creation of the post in 2000. ... The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ...


As a high profile backbencher she has become a regular critic of Blair over his plans to introduce top-up fees. She also called for him to resign following the Judicial Enquiry by Lord Hutton in 2003 surrounding the reasons for going to war in Iraq and the death of government adviser Dr. David Kelly. Jackson is generally considered to be a traditional left-winger, often disagreeing with the dominant Blairite governing centre-right faction in the Labour Party. Top-up fees (not their official name) are a new way of charging tuition to undergraduate and PGCE students who study at universities in the United Kingdom from the 2006-2007 academic year onwards. ... Lord Hutton James Brian Edward Hutton, Baron Hutton, PC (born 29 June 1932), is a former British Law Lord. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... David Christopher Kelly CMG (May 17, 1944 – July 17, 2003) was an employee of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD), an expert in biological warfare, and a former United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq. ... The Right Honourable Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main left-wing political party of the United Kingdom. ...


By October 2005, her problems with Blair's leadership swelled to a point where she threatened to challenge the Prime Minister as a stalking horse candidate in a leadership contest if he does not stand down within a reasonable amount of time. Jackson is also seen as a possible dark horse contender to succeed Tony Blair when he leaves office. Look up Stalking horse in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Anthony Charles Lynton Blair PC, MP (born 6 May 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the UK Civil Service, Leader of the UK Labour Party, and Member of the UK Parliament for the constituency of Sedgefield in North East...


Filmography

Year Title Character
1963 This Sporting Life Bit part
1967 Benefit of the Doubt Bit part
1967 Marat/Sade Charlotte Corday
1968 Tell Me Lies Guest
1968 Let's Murder Vivaldi (TV) Julie
1968 Negatives Vivien
1969 Women in Love Gudrun Brangwen
1969 Salve Regina (TV) Marina Palek
1970 Howards End (TV)  
1970 The Music Lovers Nina (Antonina Milyukova)
1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday Alex Greville
1971 The Boy Friend Rita
1971 Mary, Queen of Scots Queen Elizabeth I
1971 Elizabeth R (mini) TV Series Queen Elizabeth I
1972 The Triple Echo Alice
1973 A Touch of Class Vicki Allessio
1973 A Bequest to the Nation Lady Hamilton
1974 The Maids Solange
1975 The Romantic Englishwoman Elizabeth Fielding
1975 Il Sorriso del grande tentatore Sister Geraldine
1975 Hedda Hedda Gabler
1976 The Incredible Sarah Sarah Bernhardt
1977 Nasty Habits Sister Alexandra
1978 House Calls Ann Atkinson
1978 Stevie Stevie Smith
1978 The Class of Miss MacMichael Conor MacMichael
1979 Lost and Found Tricia
1980 Hopscotch Isobel von Schonenberg
1981 The Patricia Neal Story (TV) Patricia Neal
1982 HealtH Isabella Garnell
1982 The Return of the Soldier Margaret Grey
1982 Giro City Sophie
1984 Sakharov (TV) Yelena Bonner (Sakharova)
1985 Turtle Diary Neaera Duncan
1987 Beyond Therapy Charlotte
1987 Business as Usual Babs Flynn
1988 Strange Interlude (TV) Nina Leeds
1988 Salome's Last Dance Herodias/Lady Alice
1989 The Rainbow Anna Brangwen
1989 King of the Wind Queen Caroline
1989 Doombeach Miss
1990 T-Bag's Christmas Ding Dong (TV) Vanity Bag
1990 The Real Story of Humpty Dumpty Glitch the Witch (voice)
1991 The House of Bernarda Alba (TV) Bernarda Alba
1991 A Murder of Quality (TV) Ailsa Brimley
1992 The Secret Life of Arnold Bax (TV) Harriet Cohen
1994 A Wave of Passion: The Life of Alexandra Kollontai (TV) Alexandra Kollontai (voice)
Preceded by:
Maggie Smith
for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Academy Award for Best Actress
1970
for Women in Love
Succeeded by:
Jane Fonda
for Klute
Preceded by:
Liza Minnelli
for Cabaret
Academy Award for Best Actress
1973
for A Touch of Class
Succeeded by:
Ellen Burstyn
for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

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External links

  • Glenda Jackson at the Internet Movie Database
  • Guardian Unlimited Politics — Ask Aristotle: Glenda Jackson
  • TheyWorkForYou.com — Glenda Jackson

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Glenda Jackson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (664 words)
Glenda May Jackson, CBE, (born 9 May 1936) is a two-time Academy Award-winning British actress and politician, currently Labour Member of Parliament for the constituency of Hampstead and Highgate in the London Borough of Camden.
Jackson is generally considered to be a traditional left-winger, often disagreeing with the dominant Blairite governing centre-right faction in the Labour Party.
Jackson is also seen as a possible dark horse contender to succeed Tony Blair when he leaves office.
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