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Glynis Johns

Stage and Film Actress
Belmont Village Hollywood Heights

Glynis Johns is a Welsh-born stage and film actress, dancer, pianist and singer whose entertainment career spanned from 1935 through 1999. She is reputed to be one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. Johns’ career highlights include an Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1960 for the movie, The Sundowners. She received a Tony Award for Best Actress in the Stephen Sondheim musical, A Little Night Music (the song “Send in the Clowns” was reportedly penned specifically for her). She performed in Walt Disney’s musical motion picture, Mary Poppins, where she sang the rousing tune, “Sister Suffragette.” Ms. Johns was named a Disney Legend in 1998.

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