Date: 7th August 2001

British Actress Dame Dorothy Tutin Dies

Celebrated British actress DAME DOROTHY TUTIN has died at the age of 71. The star, whose career on stage and screen spanned more than half a century, lost her battle with leukaemia at the EDWARD VII HOSPITAL in Midhurst, West Sussex in England.

Dame Dorothy, who received a COMMANDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (CBE) award in 1967 and was made a DAME in the 2000 NEW YEARS HONOURS LIST, appeared in a variety of films including Importance Of Being Earnest, The (1952), BEGGAR'S OPERA, The (1953), TALE OF TWO CITIES, A (1958), CROMWELL (1970) and SAVAGE MESSIAH (1972), for which performance she was given the VARIETY CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN FILM ACTRESS AWARD in 1972.

Source: WENN



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