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Susannah York (1942-2011), Actress, writer and director

Sitter in 12 portraits
After training at RADA, York acted on stage before making her screen debut in 1960. Her notable films include Greengage Summer (1961), John Huston's Freud (1962) and Tony Richardson's Tom Jones (1963). In 1968 she appeared in the controversial film The Killing of Sister George (1968) playing opposite Beryl Reid and Coral Browne. Nominated for an Oscar for her performance in They Shoot Horses Don't They? (1969) and she won Best Actress prize at Cannes for her performance in Robert Altman's Images (1972).

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Actresses (Susannah York; Susan Hampshire; Judi Dench)

by Arnold Newman
colour dye transfer print, 1978?
NPG P150(44)


Susannah York

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1960s
NPG x87162


Susannah York

by Lewis Morley
resin print, early 1960s
NPG x125247


Susannah York

by Lewis Morley
resin print, early 1960s
NPG x125248


Susannah York

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, March 1960
NPG x14249


Mike Wells; Susannah York

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1961
NPG x38917


Albert Finney; Susannah York

by Sandra Lousada
archival pigment print, 1962
NPG x135576


Susannah York

by Cornel Lucas
C-type colour print, 1962
NPG x127221


Susannah York

by Michael Ward
bromide print, 3 February 1965
NPG x88955


'Swinging London' Group

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, February 1967
NPG x128489


'In' Group

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, 18 July 1967
NPG x128490


Stars of the British Screen

by Norman Parkinson
cibachrome print, 11 December 1985
NPG x126889


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