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Jessica Tandy

British-American actress

Jessica Tandy (June 7, 1909 – September 11, 1994) was an English-American actress. She was born in Hackney, London. She starred in many movies during her career, including Cocoon (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), and Fried Green Tomatoes (1991). She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Driving Miss Daisy.

Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn.jpg
Tandy and Hume Cronyn at the 1988 Emmy Awards
Born
Jessica Alice Tandy

(1909-06-07)7 June 1909
Died11 September 1994(1994-09-11) (aged 85)
Cause of deathOvarian cancer
Resting placeCremated
OccupationActress
Years active1926–1994
Spouse(s)Jack Hawkins
(m. 1932–1940, divorced)
Hume Cronyn
(m. 1942–1994; her death)

Tandy died of ovarian cancer in Easton, Connecticut.

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