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Jessica Tandy

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Jessica Tandy
Tandy and Hume Cronyn at the 1988 Emmy Awards
Jessica Alice Tandy

(1909-06-07)7 June 1909
Died11 September 1994(1994-09-11) (aged 85)
Cause of deathOvarian cancer
Resting placeCremated
Years active1926–1994
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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