She acted in the production, "Sybil: A Celebration of Sybil Thorndike's 90th Birthday" at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Sybil Thorndike, Laurence Olivier, Jane Casson, Vanessa Redgrave, Peter Ustinov, Joan Plowright, Alec Guinness, Joyce Grenfell, Angela Baddeley, Margaret Webster, Ursula Jeans, Peggy ...
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Dame Wendy Hiller
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[on Separate Tables
(1958)] "We were all English except Burt [Burt Lancaster
] and dear Rita Hayworth
. She made a jolly good stab at the film, and she was a lovely creature; I have never been large but Rita was so delicately boned she made me feel like a camel! It was a bizarre idea to transport all that was so English to Hollywood, but it was a very good film. I know I won an Oscar for it, but it...
She was awarded the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1975 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama.