Eileen Atkins

D.O.B: Jun 16, 1934 |  Clapton, London, England, UK

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Eileen Atkins was born in a Salvation Army Womens Hostel in north London. Her father was a gas meter reader; her mother, a seamstress and barmaid.

Biography

Eileen Atkins was born in a Salvation Army Womens Hostel in north London. Her father was a gas meter reader; her mother, a seamstress and barmaid. A drama teacher taught her how to drop her Cockney accent, and she studied Shakespeare and Greek tragedies. Her breakthrough role in The Killing of Sister George took her to Broadway.

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