Jessica Tandy was an English-born U.S. actress, well known for her role in Broadway's Foxfire and her Oscar-winning performance in Driving Miss Daisy (1989). Tandy was the original Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire, for which she won a Tony Award. She was married to actor Hume Cronyn and starred opposite him in a number of films, including The Gin Game (1977) and Cocoon (1985).

Jessica Tandy


  • Name: Jessica Tandy
  • Birth Year: 1909
  • Birth date: June 7, 1909
  • Birth City: London
  • Birth Country: England
  • Gender: Female
  • Best Known For: Jessica Tandy was an English American actress well known for her role in Broadway's 'Foxfire' and her Oscar-winning performance in the film 'Driving Miss Daisy.'
  • Industries
    • Film
    • Television
    • Drama
    • Theater and Dance
    • Horror
    • Comedy
  • Astrological Sign: Gemini
  • Death Year: 1994
  • Death date: September 11, 1994
  • Death State: Connecticut
  • Death City: Easton
  • Death Country: United States

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  • Article Title: Jessica Tandy Biography
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  • Last Updated: May 12, 2020
  • Original Published Date: April 2, 2014