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Glynis Johns (1923-), Actress

Sitter in 13 portraits
Daughter of the Welsh-born actor Mervyn John, Glynis made her stage debut at twelve and her first film appearance in South Riding (1938). Made memorable appearances in 49th Parallel (1941), An Ideal Husband (1947) Miranda (playing the mermaid title role) in 1948. From the mid 1950s Johns appeared in a number of Hollywood films and in 1963 starred in her own TV series Glynis. Nominated for an Oscar in 1960 as supporting actress in The Sundowners (1960) and in 1973 won a Tony for her performance in the Broadway production of A Little Night Music.

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x39478

Glynis Johns

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 15 September 1948
NPG x39478

x14119

Glynis Johns

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1950s
NPG x14119

x127235

Glynis Johns

by Cornel Lucas
bromide print, 1954
NPG x127235

D17947(53)

Glynis Johns

by Cecil Beaton
pencil, 1969
NPG D17947(53)

x193313

Glynis Johns as Peter Pan

by Fred Daniels
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 12 January 1944
NPG x193313

x34362

Glynis Johns

by Bert Cann
resin print, 1948
NPG x34362

x39474

Glynis Johns

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 15 September 1948
NPG x39474

x39475

Glynis Johns

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 15 September 1948
NPG x39475

x39476

Glynis Johns

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 15 September 1948
NPG x39476

x39477

Glynis Johns

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 15 September 1948
NPG x39477

x39479

Glynis Johns

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 15 September 1948
NPG x39479

x87307

Glynis Johns

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 15 September 1948
NPG x87307

x136024

Glynis Johns

by Robert C. Ragsdale
bromide fibre print, 1976?
NPG x136024

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