Hitchcock Actress Dies at 73

Jul 5, 2011  •  Post A Comment

An actress best known for her role in an Alfred Hitchcock film has died at the age of 73, UPI reported. The daughter of famed television actor Raymond Massey, Anna Massey died Sunday with her husband and son present.

The British actress was known for her part in the 1972 Hitchcock film "Frenzy,” but had a long list of film and television credits. Her film appearances included John Ford’s "Gideon’s Day" and Michael Powell’s "Peeping Tom,” along with the 1965 Otto Preminger film “Bunny Lake Is Missing.”

On televison she appeared in the BBC series "Moving On" and was well known for her roles in period dramas such as "Oliver Twist," "The Cherry Orchard," "Mansfield Park" and "Anna Karenina," among others.

In 2004, the Queen of England named her Commander of the British Empire.


Anna Massey in "Bunny Lake Is Missing"

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