johns Glynis JOHNS
* 05.10.1923, Pretoria, Südafrika

Schauspielerin * Tochter von Mervyn Johns * seit dem 6. Lebensjahr nimmt Ballettunterricht und tanzt mit 12 Jahren am Garrick Theatre in London (Buckie's Bears) * tritt zunächst in weiteren Bühnenstücken auf (The Children's Hour, 1936) * 1937 Filmdebüt als hysterisches Schulmädchen in South Riding * 1943 spielt den Titelhelden in Peter Pan am Cambridge Theatre, London * erhält Vertrag bei Alexander Korda * 1948 Aufstieg zum Star in der Titelrolle (als Meerjungfrau) in Miranda ("I was quite an athlete, my muscles were strong from dancing, so the tail was just fine. I swam like a porpoise.") * 1952 erstmals am Broadway in Gertie - setzt ihre Theaterkarriere fort (Titelheldin in Major Barbara, New York 1956/57; Too True to Be Good, NY 1963; The King's Mare, London 1966; Tony Award für A Little Night Music, NY 1973/74; Cause célèbre, London 1977; mit Rex Harrison und Stewart Granger in The Circle, NY 1989/90; A Coffin in Egypt, 1998) * 1963 Star der TV-Sitcom Glynis * 1963-64 übernimmt Mutterrollen in drei Filmen hintereinander (Papa's Delicate Condition; Mary Poppins; Dear Brigitte) * tritt als schurkische Lady Penelope Peasoup in drei Folgen der Fernsehserie Batman auf * in den 80ern arbeitet verstärkt fürs Fernsehen (Little Gloria... Happy at Last, 1982; Serie Coming of Age, 1988) * 1993-98 spielt Großmütter in ihren drei letzten Kinofilmen
FILMS
# South Riding (1937-GB * Victor Saville ... Midge Carne)
# Murder in the Family (1937/38-GB * Al[bert] Parker ... Marjorie Osborne)
# Prison without Bars (1938-GB * Brian Desmond Hurst ... Nina)
# On the Night of the Fire (Verstrickung, 1939-GB * Brian Desmond Hurst ... Mary)
# The Briggs Family (1939-GB * Herbert Mason ... Sheila Briggs) (4009)
# Under Your Hat (1939/40-GB * Maurice Elvey ... Winnie)
# The Prime Minister (Der Premierminister, 1940-GB * Thorold Dickinson ... Miss Sheridan) > uncredited appearance (4105)
# 49th Parallel (1941-GB * Michael Powell ... Anna) (DZ: /02/)
# The Adventures of Tartu (1942-GB * Harold S. Bucquet ... Pavla Paláčková) (PZ: 09-10)
# The Halfway House (1943-GB * Basil Dearden ... Gwyneth) (4402)
# Perfect Strangers (1945-GB * Alexander Korda ... Dizzy Clayton)
# This Man Is Mine (1946-GB * Marcel Varnel ... Millie) (4612)
# Frieda (1947-GB * Basil Dearden ... Judy Dawson)
# An Ideal Husband (Ein idealer Gatte, 1947-GB * Alexander Korda ... Mabel Chiltern)
# Miranda (Miranda, 1947-GB * Ken Annakin ... Miranda)
# Third Time Lucky (Der Spielteufel, 1948-GB * Gordon Parry ... Joan Burns)
# Dear Mr Prohack (1949-GB * Thornton Freeland ... Mimi Warburton)
# State Secret (Staatsgeheimnis, 1950-GB * Sidney Gilliat ... Lisa)
# Flesh & Blood (1950-GB * Anthony Kimmins ... Katherine)
# No Highway (Die Reise ins Ungewisse, 1950/51-GB * Henry Koster ... Marjorie Corder) (10-01)
# The Magic Box (Der wunderbare Flimmerkasten, 1951-GB * John Boulting ... cameo als May Jones) (/03/)
# Appointment with Venus (1951-GB * Ralph Thomas ... Nicola Fallaize)
# Encore (Dacapo, 1951-GB; K: Desmond Dickinson, M: Richard Addinsell > Gigolo and Gigolette * R: Anthony Pelissier, B: Eric Ambler, D: GJ-Stella Cotman, Terence Morgan) 88m-Episodenfilm
# The Card (Der Unwiderstehliche, 1952-GB * Ronald Neame ... Ruth Earp)
# The Sword and the Rose (Eine Prinzessin verliebt sich, 1952-USA * Ken Annakin ... Prinzessin Mary Tudor) (07-11)
# Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (Rob Roy - Der königliche Rebell, 1953-USA * Harold French ... Helen Mary) (04-?)
# Personal Affair (Gefahr für Barbara, 1953-GB * Anthony Pelissier ... Barbara Vining)
# The Weak and the Wicked (1953-GB * J. Lee Thompson ... Jean Raymond)
# The Beachcomber (Ins Paradies verdammt, 1953/54-GB * Muriel Box ... Martha Jones)° (12-?; 5408)
# The Seekers (Dämonen der Südsee, 1954-GB * Ken Annakin ... Marion Southey)
# Mad About Men (1954-GB * Ralph Thomas ... Caroline/Miranda)
# The Court Jester (Der Hofnarr, 1954/55-USA * Norman Panama, Melvin Frank ... Jungfer Jean) (11-03; 5601)
# Josephine and Men (Josephine und die Männer, 1955-GB * Roy Boulting ... Josephine Luton)
# Around the World in Eighty Days (In 80 Tagen um die Welt, 1955-USA; R: Michael Anderson, B: James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, K: Lionel Lindon, M: Victor Young, D: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton; GJ-Begleiterin der sportlichen Lady) 167/75m-Abenteuer (Roman von Jules Verne)
# Loser Takes All (Heirate nie in Monte Carlo, 1956-GB * Ken Annakin ... Cary) (Roman von Graham Greene) (5701)
# All Mine to Give (Befiehl du deine Wege, 1956-USA * Allen Reisner ... Mamie Eunson) (06-08; 5711)
# Another Time, Another Place (Herz ohne Hoffnung, 1958-USA * Lewis Allen ... Kay Trevor)
# Shake Hands with the Devil (Ein Händedruck des Teufels, 1958-IRL/USA * Michael Anderson ... Kitty Brady) (09-11; 5905)
# The Sundowners (Der endlose Horizont, 1959/60-USA * Fred Zinnemann ... Mrs. Firth)
# The Spider's Web (Das Spinngewebe, 1960-GB * Godfrey Grayson ... Clarissa)
# The Cabinet of Caligari (Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari, 1961-USA * Roger Kay ... Jane Lindstrom)
# The Chapman Report (Der Chapman-Report, 1961/62-USA * George Cukor ... Teresa Harnish)
# Papa's Delicate Condition (1963-USA * George Marshall ... Ambolyn Griffith)
# Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins, 1963-USA * Robert Stevenson ... Mrs. Banks) (Bücher von P.L. Travers) (05-09; 6408)
# Dear Brigitte (Geliebte Brigitte, 1964-USA * Henry Koster ... Vina Leaf)
# Don't Just Stand There (Mit allen Wassern gewaschen, 1967-USA * Ron Winston ... Sabine Manning)
# Lock Up Your Daughters! (1968-GB * Peter Coe ... Mrs. Squeezum) (?-05)
# Under Milk Wood (1971-GB * Andrew Sinclair ... Myfanwy Price)
# The Vault of Horror (In der Schlinge des Teufels, 1972-GB; R: Roy Ward Baker, B: Milton Subotsky, K: Denys Coop, M: Douglas Gamley, D > The Neat Job: Terry-Thomas, GJ-Eleanor) 86m-Episodenfilm
# Zelly and Me (Zelly & Me, 1987-USA * Tina Rathbone ... Co-Co) (07-?; 8804)
# Nukie (Nukie, 1988-ZA * Sias Odendal ... Schwester Ann) (03-?; 8912)
# The Ref (No Panic - Gute Geiseln sind selten, 1993-USA * Ted Demme ... Rose) (06-09)
# While You Were Sleeping (Während du schliefst..., 1994-USA * Jon Turteltaub ... Elsie) (9504)
# Superstar (1998-USA * Bruce McCulloch ... Oma) (08-10; 9910)
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