Geraldine McEwan - Quotes

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A book becomes something else once it's dramatized.

A book becomes something else once it's dramatized.

I feel I could be walking down the street, and if somebody talked to me, I could just slot into 'Miss Marple' and know how she would react. ---->>>

I've spent all my life playing roles that illustrious people have played before me. ---->>>

'Miss Marple' enjoys every minute of her existence and is not worried about getting old. ---->>>

During the war, my mother used to take me to the local repertory theatre on a Monday night, and we used to get two seats for the price of one, for nine pence, in the gods. ---->>>

People do stop me a lot, and what is really very rewarding is that the ages of the people who stop me vary so widely. Surprisingly, there are a lot of young people - even children. ---->>>

Quite honestly, I think that if you are making a lot of television programs with a central character, then ultimately it can become boring if you know nothing about them. I personally want to know, or get to know, things about a character. It doesn't mean to say that they still can't have a certain mystery about them. ---->>>

When I was asked to play 'Miss Marple,' I was given the Kevin Elyot script for 'The Body in the Library.' I was a fan of his theatre work anyway, and I just thought it was brilliant. I was immediately taken by 'Miss Marple,' so I read some of the novels, and I knew I had to do it. ---->>>

Biography

Geraldine McEwan profile (geraldine-mcewan.jpg)
Nationality: English
Born: 05-09, 1932
Birthplace: Old Windsor, Berkshire, England
Die: 01-30, 2015
Occupation: Actress

Geraldine McEwan (born Geraldine McKeown; 9 May 1932 – 30 January 2015) was an English actress who had a long career in theatre, television and film. Michael Coveney described her, in a tribute article, as "a great comic stylist, with a syrupy, seductive voice and a forthright, sparkling manner". On stage, McEwan was a five-time Olivier Award nominee, and twice won the Evening Standard Award for Best Actress; for The Rivals (1983) and The Way of the World (1995) (wikipedia)