Famed English-American Actress
Born January 31, 1929. Died January 22, 2010
Simmons said that she was moving toward a traditional role of getting married and having children as a young woman but Director David Lean encouraged her to pursue acting as a career after appearing in Great Expectations in 1946.
Original Page July 2017
From former screen legends who have faded into obscurity to new revelations about the biggest movie stars, Valderrama unearths the most fascinating little-known tales from the birth of Hollywood through its Golden Age.
Winner of the 2020 Peter C. Rollins Book Award
Longlisted for the 2020 Moving Image Book Award by the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation
Named a 2019 Richard Wall Memorial Award Finalist by the Theatre Library Association