Edith Evans — English Actress born on February 08, 1885, died on October 14, 1976

Dame Edith Mary Evans, DBE was an English actress. She was best known for her work on the stage, but also appeared in films towards the beginning and end of her career... (wikipedia)

I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage.
A successful artist of any kind has to work so hard that she is justified in refusing to lay down her sceptre until she is placed on the bier.
When a woman behaves like a man why doesn't she behave like a nice man?
I can't imagine going on when there are no more expectations.
What I want to give in the theatre is beauty, that's what I want to give.