British movie actresses deceased in Parkinson's disease

Here are 2 famous actresses from United Kingdom died in Parkinson's disease:

Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr (September 30, 1921 Glasgow-October 16, 2007 Botesdale) also known as Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Kerr-Viertel, Deborah Kerr-Trimmer, The English Rose, Deborah Jane Trimmer, Deborah Jane Kerr, CBE or Deborah Jane Kerr was a British actor and ballet dancer. Her children are called Melanie Jane Bartley and Francesca Shrapnel.

Throughout her career, Deborah Kerr appeared in over 50 films and television shows. She was known for her poise and elegance on-screen, as well as her ability to portray complex and nuanced characters. Some of her most famous roles include Karen Holmes in From Here to Eternity, Anna Leonowens in The King and I, and Sister Clodagh in Black Narcissus.

Kerr was nominated for six Academy Awards throughout her career, but unfortunately never won. She did, however, receive an honorary Oscar in 1994 for her contributions to the film industry.

In addition to her work in film, Kerr was also a trained ballet dancer and appeared in a number of stage productions throughout her career. She was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1998 for her services to drama.

Kerr retired from acting in the late 1980s and moved to a remote estate in Scotland with her second husband, screenwriter Peter Viertel. She remained active in charitable and philanthropic work until her death in 2007 at the age of 86.

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Sydney Sturgess

Sydney Sturgess (March 5, 1915 Ipoh-September 30, 1999 Toronto) also known as Dorothy Anna Sturgess, Dorothy Anna "Sydney" Sturgess, Dorothy (Sydney) Anna Sturgess or "The Management" was a British actor. Her children are called Hayward Morse and Melanie Morse MacQuarrie.

Sturgess began her career in the late 1930s, appearing in various stage productions in London's West End. She later transitioned to film, and appeared in several notable British films including "It Always Rains on Sunday" (1947), "The Blue Lamp" (1950), and "The Crimson Pirate" (1952).

In the 1960s, Sturgess moved to Canada with her family and continued acting in theatre productions and television series. She became a regular on the popular CBC drama "The Forest Rangers" and also appeared in several episodes of "The Wayne and Shuster Hour".

Aside from her acting career, Sturgess was also a playwright and screenwriter. She wrote several plays including "The Management", which she also starred in and earned critical acclaim for.

Sturgess was married to British actor Desmond Tester from 1941 until his death in 2002. She passed away in 1999 at the age of 84.

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