Siân Phillips

Siân Phillips

Welsh actress (1933-)
Dame Jane Elizabeth Ailwên Phillips DBE, known professionally as Siân Phillips, is a Welsh actress. She has performed the title roles in Ibsen's Hedda Gabler and George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan.Wikipedia
BornMay 14, 1933
HometownGwaun-Cae-Gurwen, Wales
Height5'7" (1.71m)
SpouseRobin Sachs (m 1979 - 1991) , Peter O'Toole (m 1959 - 1979) , Don Roy (m 1956 - 1959)
ChildrenKate O'Toole
ParentsDavid Phillips , Sally Thomas
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Top Stories

Footfalls and Rockaby, review: a chilling double drama that distorts all sense of time

  • Siân Phillips has a voice that can worm its way into your bones. It’s an instrument of rare power, one that Samuel Beckett used to spine-tingling effect in 1966 for his TV play Eh Joe, where her voiceover seemed to bypass the ears and bore directly into the soul.

Albums

Marlene: A Tribute to Dietrich
Marlene: A Tribute to Dietrich
2006
And So It Goes
And So It Goes
2003
Pal Joey [Highlights from the Original 1980 London Cast Recording]
Pal Joey [Highlights from the Original 1980 London Cast Recording]
1995

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1977British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressHow Green Was My ValleyWinner
1977British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressI, ClaudiusWinner
1970Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureGoodbye, Mr. ChipsNominated