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Jessica Tandy STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1986
Lady Elizabeth Milne

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1983
The Mother

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Annie Nations

[Broadway]
1981
Mother

[Broadway]
1977
Fonsia Dorsey

[Broadway]
1971
The Wife

[Broadway]
1970
Marjorie [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1970
Performer

[Broadway]
1966
Agnes

[Broadway]
1964
Fraulein Doktor Mathilde von Zahnd

[Broadway]
1959
Louise Harrington

[Broadway]
1958
Martha Walling

[Broadway]
1955
Frances Farrer

[Broadway]
1955
Mary

[Broadway]
1955
Agnes

[Broadway]
1953
Mary Doyle

[Broadway]
1951
Agnes

[Broadway]
1950
Hilda Crane

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1947
Blanche Du Bois

[Broadway]
1942
Cattrin

[Broadway]
1941
Abigail Hill

[Broadway]
1940
Dr. Mary Murray

[Broadway]
1940
Deaconess

[Broadway]
1939
Nora Fintry

[Broadway]
1938
Kay

[Broadway]
1930
Cynthia Perry

[Broadway]
1930
Toni Rakonitz


Jessica Tandy Movies

The Indiscretions of Eve
[ 1932 ] Maid
Murder in the Family
[ 1938 ] Ann Osborne
The Seventh Cross
[ 1944 ] Liesel Roeder
The Valley of Decision
[ 1945 ] Louise Kane
The Green Years
[ 1946 ] Kate Leckie
Dragonwyck
[ 1946 ] Peggy O Malley
Forever Amber
[ 1947 ] Nan Britton
A Woman's Vengeance
[ 1948 ] Janet Spence
September Affair
[ 1950 ] Catherine Lawrence
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
[ 1951 ] Frau Lucie Marie Rommel
The Light in the Forest
[ 1958 ] Myra Butler
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
[ 1962 ] Mrs. Helen Adams
The Birds
[ 1963 ] Lydia Brenner
Butley
[ 1974 ] Edna Shaft
Honky Tonk Freeway
[ 1981 ] Carol
Still of the Night
[ 1982 ] Grace Rice
The World According to Garp
[ 1982 ] Mrs. Fields
Best Friends
[ 1982 ] Eleanor McCullen
The Bostonians
[ 1984 ] Miss Birdseye
Cocoon
[ 1985 ] Alma Finley
*batteries not included
[ 1987 ] Faye Riley
The House on Carroll Street
[ 1988 ] Miss Venable
Cocoon: The Return
[ 1988 ] Alma Finley
Driving Miss Daisy
[ 1989 ] Daisy Werthan
Fried Green Tomatoes
[ 1991 ] Ninny Threadgoode
Used People
[ 1992 ] Freida
Camilla
[ 1994 ] Camilla Cara
Nobody's Fool
[ 1994 ] Miss Beryl

Jessica Tandy Awards and Nominations


winner
Tony Awards - 1994 - Special Tony Award

Jessica Tandy

Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Jessica Tandy, The Petition


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1983 - Outstanding Actress in a Play

Jessica Tandy, Foxfire


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1983 - Best Actress

Jessica Tandy, Foxfire


winner
Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Jessica Tandy, Foxfire

Drama Desk Awards - 1981 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Jessica Tandy, Rose

Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Jessica Tandy, Rose

Olivier Awards - 1979 - Actress of the Year in a New Play

Jessica TandyThe Gin Game


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Actress - Play

Jessica Tandy, The Gin Game


winner
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Jessica Tandy, The Gin Game


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1973 - Outstanding Performance

Jessica Tandy, Happy Days


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1973 - Outstanding Performance

Jessica Tandy, Not I


winner
Drama League Awards - 1960 - Distinguished Performance Award

Jessica Tandy


winner
Tony Awards - 1948 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Jessica Tandy, A Streetcar Named Desire

Jessica Tandy Videos

Jessica Tandy News


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a.k. payne, Jasmine Naziha Jones & More Named as Finalists for 2024 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

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Trey Ellis, Rona Siddiqui, Anthony Fedorov & More to Join Goodspeed's 12th Annual JMF Writers Grove

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Way Off Broadway Will Kick Off It's 30th Anniversary Season With Agatha Christie's A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED

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Fine Arts Theatre Beverly Hills Will Show a Special 60th Anniversary Screening of Alfred Hitchcock's THE BIRDS

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Ethan Watermeier & Rachel Stern to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Olney Theatre Center

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Video: Tovah Feldshuh, Bruce Sussman and Alfred Uhry Take Part in 'Broadway Responds to Antisemitism' Panel

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Cast Set For A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Pitlochry Festival

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Madhuri Shekar's A NICE INDIAN BOY to Have Regional Premiere at Olney Theatre Center in March

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Olney Theatre Center's Remount of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Open in November

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RISE To Present THE GIN GAME, A Special One-Weekend Engagement, November 11-13

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Jessica Tandy FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Jessica Tandy been in?

Jessica Tandy has appeared on Broadway in 27 shows.

How many West End shows has Jessica Tandy been in?

Jessica Tandy has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Jessica Tandy been nominated for?

Jessica Tandy has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout her career, including the Special Tony Award for her work in various productions. She was also nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Petition" and "Foxfire." Tandy received nominations for Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Foxfire" and won the Best Actress award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same production. Her nominations also include Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for "Rose," Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for "Rose," Actress of the Year in a New Play at the Olivier Awards for "The Gin Game," and Outstanding Actress - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for the same play. Additionally, she was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Foxfire" and "The Gin Game." Tandy also received nominations for Outstanding Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for "Happy Days" and "Not I," the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "A Streetcar Named Desire."

What awards has Jessica Tandy won?

Jessica Tandy won the Special Tony Award, Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Foxfire, Best Actress at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Foxfire, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for Foxfire, Outstanding Actress - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for The Gin Game, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for The Gin Game, Outstanding Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for Happy Days, Outstanding Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for Not I, the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for A Streetcar Named Desire.

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