|Dame Edith Evans
Dame Edith Evans in a 1973 portrait
|Born||Edith Mary Evans
8 February 1888
Pimlico, London, England
|Died||14 October 1976
|Spouse(s)||George Booth (1925-1935)|
When a woman behaves like a man why doesn't she behave like a nice man?
What I want to give in the theatre is beauty, that's what I want to give.
I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage.
A successful artist of any kind has to work so hard that she is justified in refusing to lay down her sceptre until she is placed on the bier.