Furse, Judith (1912–1974)
Furse, Judith (1912–1974)
English actress and director. Born Mar 4, 1912, in Camberley, Surrey, England; died Aug 29, 1974; dau. of Jean (Evans-Gordon) Furse and Lt. Gen. Sir William Furse; sister of Roger K. Furse (production designer) and Jill Furse (1924–1944, actress); sister-inlaw of Margaret Furse (costume designer).
Made stage debut at Sadler's Wells as a walk-on in King John (1931), followed by Distant Point, Goodness How Sad and Before the Party, among others; assisted Theodore Komisarjevsky (1936); directed plays at the Arts Theater (1944–46), including Anna Christie, The Critic and The Lady from the Sea; also directed Lady Audley's Secret, Trilby, Intimate Relations and syTobias and the Angel; made acting film debut in Goodbye Mr. Chips (1939), subsequently appearing as Elise Batter-Jones in English without Tears and Sister Briony in Black Narcissus, among many others.
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