Margaret Leighton Biography

Film Actor/Film Actress, Actress, Theater Actress, Film Actress (1922–1976)
Margaret Leighton is best known for her acting career in British theater and film, including two separate Tony Awards.


Margaret Leighton was born February 26, 1922 in Barnt Green, outside of Birmingham, England. She made her debut in the London theater scene in 1944 and on Broadway two years later. Leighton was nominated for an Oscar and won a Tony Award for Separate Tables and The Night of the Iguana.

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