Rita Tushingham

Rita Tushingham

English actress
Rita Tushingham is a British actress. She is known for her starring roles in films including A Taste of Honey, The Leather Boys, The Knack ...and How to Get It, Doctor Zhivago, and Smashing Time.Wikipedia
BornMarch 14, 1942
HometownGarston, United Kingdom
Height5'5" (1.64m)
SpouseOusama Rawi
PartnerHans-Heinrich Ziemann
ChildrenDodonna Bicknell, Aisha Bicknell

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Murray Melvin, gifted actor on stage and film praised for A Taste of Honey and The Devils – obituary

  • Murray Melvin, the actor who has died aged 90, was a leading member of one of the most significant post-war companies in the British theatre, playing key roles under the direction of the pioneering Joan Littlewood in two of her Theatre Workshop’s biggest international hits, A Taste of Honey and The Hostage. More recently he became known to younger audiences for his role in Russell T Davies’s Doctor Who spinoff, Torchwood.


1966British Academy of Film & Television ArtsBritish ActressThe Knack ...and How to Get ItNominated
1965British Academy of Film & Television ArtsBritish ActressGirl with Green EyesNominated
1962British Academy of Film & Television ArtsMost Promising Newcomer to Leading Film RolesA Taste of Honey (film)Winner