Jessica Tandy

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Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn.jpg
Tandy and Hume Cronyn at the 1988 Emmy Awards
Born Jessica Alice Tandy
(1909-06-07)7 June 1909
Hackney, London, England, UK
Died 11 September 1994(1994-09-11) (aged 85)
Easton, Connecticut, USA
Cause of death Ovarian cancer
Resting place Cremated
Occupation Actress
Years active 1926–1994
Spouse(s) Jack Hawkins
(m. 1932–1940, divorced)
Hume Cronyn
(m. 1942–1994; her death)

Jessica Tandy (June 7, 1909 – September 11, 1994) was an English-American actress. She was born in Hackney, London. She starred in many movies during her career, including Cocoon (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), and Fried Green Tomatoes (1991). She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Driving Miss Daisy.

Tandy died of ovarian cancer in Easton, Connecticut.

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