born 9 May 1936, Birkenhead on the Wirral, Cheshire
Glenda May Jackson is an English actress and former Labour Party politician.
A professional actress from the late 1950s onwards, Jackson spent four years as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1964, and was particularly associated with the work of director Peter Brook.
During her film career, she won two Academy Awards for Best Actress: for Women in Love (1970) and A Touch of Class (1973).
Women In Love (1969)
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.
British Legends of Stage and Screen – Glenda Jackson