Date of Birth:
8 February 1888
Edith Evans played in 8 movies in the Drama, Horror, Music, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Musical, Fantasy, Family genres.
Edith Evans got succeed with average imdb rating 6.8.
Was a Christian Scientist.
Knighted as a Dame Commander of the British Empire (DBE) for her contributions to the theatre. 
She did not make her first talking picture until she was sixty-one.
In 1964, she accepted the Oscar for "Best Director" on behalf of Tony Richardson (her Director for Tom Jones (1963)), who wasn't present at the awards ceremony.
After being nominated twice as Best Supporting Actress in the previous four years, she was considered the favorite for the 1967 Best Actress Oscar for The Whisperers (1967), with Faye Dunaway cast by the media as her strongest competition. They both lost, to Katharine Hepburn, who rode a wave of sentiment to her second of four Oscars, after the death of her long-time lover and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) co-star, Spencer Tracy.
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