Margaret Rutherford

Margaret Rutherford

Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, DBE (11 May 1892 – 22 May 1972) was an English character actress, who first came to prominence following World War II in the film adaptations of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit, and Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. In 1963 she won the best supporting actress Oscar as The Duchess of Brighton in The VIPs.

She is probably best known for her 1960s performances as Miss Marple in several films based loosely on Agatha Christie's novels.

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