Megs Jenkins Movies List

Megs Jenkins
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Actor Megs Jenkins Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 19 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 19 movies
The Turn Of The Screw
The Turn Of The Screw ( English )
Artist: Lynn Redgrave , Kathryn Leigh Scott , Megs Jenkins , John Barron , Anthony Langdon
Director: Dan Curtis
Release date: 15-04-1974
Asylum ( English )
Director: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 17-11-1972
Oliver! ( English )
Director: Carol Reed
Release date: 26-09-1968
Bunny Lake Is Missing
Bunny Lake Is Missing ( English )
Director: Otto Preminger
Music Director: Paul Glass
Release date: 03-10-1965
Murder Most Foul
Murder Most Foul ( English )
Director: George Pollock
Music Director: Ron Goodwin
Release date: 01-03-1964
The Innocents
The Innocents ( English )
Director: Jack Clayton
Music Director: Georges Auric , Peter Musgrave , Buster Ambler , Daphne Oram , Daphne Oram
Release date: 25-12-1961
Tiger Bay
Tiger Bay ( English )
Artist: John Mills , Horst Buchholz , Hayley Mills , Yvonne Mitchell , Megs Jenkins
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Music Director: Julian Wintle
Release date: 01-03-1959
Indiscreet ( English )
Director: Stanley Donen
Release date: 20-05-1958
The Man in the Sky
The Man in the Sky ( English )
Artist: Jack Hawkins , Elizabeth Sellars , Jeremy Bodkin , Gerard Lohan , Walter Fitzgerald
Director: Charles Crichton
Release date: 08-01-1957
John and Julie
John and Julie ( English )
Director: William Fairchild
Music Director: Philip Green
Release date: 26-07-1955
Showing 1 to 10 of 19 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 19 movies

Megs Jenkins Biography

An engineer's daughter, she had first planned on becoming a ballerina, using her original Christian name Muguette, but abandoned those plans by the age of 17 when she realized that her physique was more in keeping with her other first name, Megs. She trained in Liverpool at the School of Dancing and Dramatic Art and then joined the Liverpool Repertory Company in 1933 before moving to London to appear at the Player's Theatre four years later. During the 1950's, Megs was busy acting on stage and had considerable critical success in two plays by Emlyn Williams, 'Light of Heart' (1940) and 'The Wind of Heaven' (1945). Against character, she also played the vicious, unstable Alma Winemiller in 'Summer and Smoke' (1951) by Tennessee Williams. In 1956, she was awarded the Clarence Derwent Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role as the stoic wife of a longshoreman harbouring incestuous feelings for his niece in 'A View from the Bridge' by Arthur Miller. The previous year, she had made her Broadway debut in Chekhov's 'A Day by the Sea' as a supportive governess to an alcoholic physician.

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