Happy Birthday, Glenda Jackson
born 9 May 1936, Birkenhead on the Wirral, Cheshire
Glenda May Jackson is a British Labour Party politician and former actress. She first became a Member of Parliament (MP) in 1992, and currently represents Hampstead and Kilburn.
As a professional actress from the late 1950s, she spent four years as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (from 1964). During her film career, she won two Academy Awards for Best Actress : for Women in Love (1970) and A Touch of Class (1973). She appeared in several other award-winning performances such as Alex in the film Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971) and the BBC television serial Elizabeth R (also 1971); for the latter she received an Emmy.
Elizabeth R The Lion’s Cub, 1971