British actresses died in 1994

Here are 4 famous actresses from United Kingdom died in 1994:

Ingrid Hafner

Ingrid Hafner (November 13, 1936 London-May 20, 1994 Berkshire) also known as Ingrid Elaine Hafner was a British actor. She had two children, Ben Clothier and William Clothier.

Hafner's career in acting began in the 1950s and she appeared in various stage productions, including "The Sound of Music" and "Wuthering Heights." Her breakthrough role, however, came in 1958 when she starred in the BBC television series "William Tell" as Princess Vanda. She went on to appear in numerous other TV series and films, including "The Avengers" and "The Saint."

Hafner was also a trained classical pianist and occasionally incorporated her musical talent into her acting roles. In addition, she was an animal rights activist and worked with various organizations to promote animal welfare.

Sadly, Hafner passed away in 1994 at the age of 57 due to cancer.

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Gladys Jennings

Gladys Jennings (August 5, 1903 Oxford-October 1, 1994 England) was a British actor.

She began her acting career in the 1920s, appearing in various stage productions in London's West End. In the 1930s, she transitioned to films and appeared in several British productions, including "The 39 Steps" (1935) and "The Ghost Goes West" (1935).

Jennings continued to act in films throughout the 1940s and 1950s, with notable roles in "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1952) and "The Story of Esther Costello" (1957). She also appeared on British television, most notably in the long-running series "Crossroads" in the 1960s and 1970s.

Aside from her acting career, Jennings was also a skilled painter and sculptor. Her works were exhibited in several London galleries in the 1950s and 1960s.

Jennings remained active in the arts community until her death in 1994 at the age of 91.

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Anne Shelton

Anne Shelton (November 10, 1923 Dulwich-July 31, 1994 Herstmonceux) a.k.a. Ann Shelton, Shelton, Anne or Patricia Jacqueline Sibley was a British singer and actor.

She began her singing career during World War II, performing for the troops and broadcasting on the BBC's "Forces Programme". Shelton was known for her soothing and melodious voice, which made her one of the most popular singers of her time. In addition to her music career, she also appeared in several films, including "The Shop at Sly Corner" and "The Gaeity Girls". Shelton was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1990 for her contribution to music. Despite her success, she maintained a humble and gracious demeanor, and was beloved by fans and peers alike.

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Heather Sears

Heather Sears (September 28, 1935 Kensington-January 3, 1994 Hinchley Wood) otherwise known as Heather Christine Sears was a British actor. She had three children, Giles Masters, Dominic Masters and Adam Masters.

Sears trained at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts) and made her stage debut in the play "Richard III" at the Old Vic Theatre in 1955. She gained critical acclaim for her performance as Estella in the West End production of "Great Expectations," which earned her a nomination for a Tony Award when it transferred to Broadway in 1958.

Sears also appeared in several films, including "The Story of Esther Costello" (1957), "Room at the Top" (1959), and "The Phantom of the Opera" (1962). On television, she appeared in countless programs, such as "The Saint," "The Avengers," and "Doctor Who."

Despite her successes on stage and screen, Sears struggled with a drinking problem that ultimately impacted her career. She retired from acting in the late 1970s and devoted herself to caring for her family until her death in 1994 at the age of 58.

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