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Billie Whitelaw

(1932-2014), Actress

Sitter in 5 portraits
Whitelaw began acting on stage in 1950 but came to prominence in the 60s as a leading lady of theatre, television and films. Most often associated with Samuel Beckett appearing in Play (1964), Not I (1973), Footfalls (1976) and Happy Days (1979). Films include Charlie Bubbles (1968) for which Whitelaw won the British Film Academy Award.

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Billie Whitelaw, by Vivienne - NPG x88038

Billie Whitelaw

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x88038

Billie Whitelaw, by Vivienne - NPG x88039

Billie Whitelaw

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x88039

Billie Whitelaw, by Michael Ward - NPG x46680

Billie Whitelaw

by Michael Ward
selenium-toned bromide print, 16 November 1960
NPG x46680

Billie Whitelaw, by Jane Bown - NPG x28636

Billie Whitelaw

by Jane Bown
bromide print, 1969
NPG x28636

Billie Whitelaw, by Cecil Beaton - NPG D17946(137)

Billie Whitelaw

by Cecil Beaton
pencil, late 1960s-early 1970s
NPG D17946(137)

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