Virginia Anne McKENNA

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1931-06-07
Education Herschel Cape Town, Herons Ghyll Horsham, Central Sch of Speech and Drama
Books & Publications
Recreations reading, travelling, gardening
Clubs N/A
Style Miss Virginia McKenna, OBE
Career actress and writer; co-fndr The Born Free Fndn (formerly Zoo Check Charitable Tst) 1984; patron: Elizabeth Fitzroy Support, Slade Centre, Plan International UK (formerly World Family), Children of the Andes 1991, Wildlife Aid 1991, The Surrey Badger Protection Soc 1996, Tayside Cat Shelter, Wirral Swallows & Amazons Adventure Gp, Cinnamon Tst; Lifetime Achievement Wetnose Award 2011, Outstanding Contrib to Animal Welfare Br Animal Honours 2013; Hon DSc Nottingham Trent Univ 2012; >ir< incl: season Old Vic 1955-56, The Devils 1961, Beggars Opera 1963, A Little Night Music 1976, The King and I (SWET Award for Best Musical Actress) 1979, Hamlet (RSC) 1984, The Best Christmas Present in the World (by and with Michael Morpurgo); >ir< incl: Romeo and Juliet (Best Actress Award ITV) 1955, Passage to India 1965, The Deep Blue Sea 1974, Cheap in August, The Scold's Bridle 1998, The Whistle Blower 2001; >ir< incl: The Cruel Sea 1952, A Town Like Alice 1954 (Academy Award for Best Actress), Carve Her Name With Pride (Belgian Prix Femina) 1957, Born Free (Variety Club Award for Best Actress) 1964, Ring of Bright Water 1968, Sliding Doors 1998, What Do You See? 2005, Home 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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