Googie Withers

Googie Withers (born March 12, 1917 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a British actress.

Born Georgette Lizette Withers she began acting at the age of 12. She was a dancer in a West End production when she was offered work as a film extra. She arrived on the set to find one of the major players in the production had been dismissed, and she was immediately asked to step into the role.

During the 1930s she was constantly in demand in lead roles in minor films and supporting roles in more prestigious productions. Her best known work of the period was as one of Margaret Lockwood's friends in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938).

Among her successes of the 1940s was One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942), a topical World War II drama in which she played a resistance fighter who helps British airmen return to safety from behind enemy lines.

Throughout her career she has appeared frequently in film, television, and theater. Married to Australian actor John McCallum since 1948, the couple met on a film set in Britain, and returned to Australia where both worked frequently in television together and appeared in a number of stage productions. They are the parents of the actors Nicholas McCallum and Joanna McCallum.

Withers' most recent screen performance was as the music teacher in the film Shine (1996) for which she and the other cast members were nominated for a Screen Actors Guild for "Outstanding Performance By A Cast".

Withers was made Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2002.


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Withers was made Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2002.
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Throughout her career she has appeared frequently in film, television, and theater. He was the musical director and composer for When Hell Freezes Over I'll Skate. Among her successes of the 1940s was One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942), a topical World War II drama in which she played a resistance fighter who helps British airmen return to safety from behind enemy lines. Cleavant Derricks won his Tony Award for Featured Actor -- Musical for Dreamgirls. Her best known work of the period was as one of Margaret Lockwood's friends in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938). In addition, Derricks has had numerous guest starring role in series such as Roseanne, A Different World, Miami Vice, Spencer for Hire and many others. During the 1930s she was constantly in demand in lead roles in minor films and supporting roles in more prestigious productions. Soon after this Derricks began to get film roles such as Moscow on the Hudson Neil Simon's The Slugger's Wife and recently, Wes Craven's Carnival of Souls. Cleavant Derricks has also starred as a series regular on the television series Thea with Brandy, Good Sports with Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal and Sliders with Jerry O'Connell and John Rhys-Davies. Cleavant Derricks is the only original slider to stick it out for the entire series.

She arrived on the set to find one of the major players in the production had been dismissed, and she was immediately asked to step into the role. He also won a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for creating the role of James Thunder Early in Dreamgirls. She was a dancer in a West End production when she was offered work as a film extra. He received rave reviews for his preformance in her Broadway shows, including But Never Jam Today. Born Georgette Lizette Withers she began acting at the age of 12. As time went by Derricks went to New York City to study acting with Vinette Carrol at the Urban Arts Theatre. Googie Withers (born March 12, 1917 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a British actress. Along with his father he wrote the gospel album Satisfaction Guaranteed.

As an actor, singer and composer he began his career as a Nashville gospel songwriter. He has a twin brother Clinton Derricks-Carroll. Cleavant Derricks was born 15 May, 1953 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America. Cleavant Derricks is best known as the star of the television series Sliders and should not be confused with the prolific songwriter Cleavant Derricks..

Cleavant Derricks (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0220598/) at the Internet Movie Database. Cleavant Derricks (http://www.cleavantderricks.com/) Official site of Cleavant Derricks. Cindy (1978) as Michael Simpson. When Hell Freezes Over, I'll Skate (1979).

Fort Apache the Bronx (1981) as Suspect #4. The Ambush Murders (1982). Moscow on the Hudson (1984) as Lionel Witherspoon, Bloomingdales Security Officer. Miami Vice (1985) as David Jones.

Neil Simon's The Slugger's Wife (1985) as Manny Alvarado. Off Beat (1986) as Abe Washington. The Equalizer (1986) as Sonny Raines. Mickey and Nora (1987) as Marvin.

Bluffing It (1987) as Cal. Spencer for Hire (1987) as Mac Dickerson. Moonlighting (1987) as Leonard Haven. Roseanne (1989).

A Different World (1991) as Larry. Law (1991) as Mark Wright. L.A. Sibs (1991).

Good Sports (1991) as Jeff Mussberger. Drexel's Class (1991 - 1992) as George Foster. Thea (1993 - 1994) as Charles. Something Wilder (1994 - 1995) as Caleb.

Sliders (1995 - 2000) as Rembrandt 'Cryin' Man' Brown. Wes Craven's Carnival of Souls (1998) as Sid. Touched by an Angel (1999) as Robert. Charmed (2000) as Cleavant Wilson.

18 Wheels of Justice (2000) as Harold Baines. Lees. The Practice (2001) as Mr. World Traveler (2001) as Carl.

The Bernie Mac Show (2002) as Willie. Dreamgirls (1982 Original Broadway Cast) - Released October 25, 1990. Beginnings - Released December 4, 1999.

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