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. He also appeared on Broadway during those years. 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". Several of the better known films were The Trouble With Harry, In Cold Blood, and Topaz. They are the parents of the actors Nicholas McCallum and Joanna McCallum. During his television career, Forsythe also continued to make movies. 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. He was also the voice of Charlie on the hit show, Charlie's Angels.

Throughout her career she has appeared frequently in film, television, and theater. He went onto film several other television programs, including The John Forsythe Show, To Rome With Love, Dynasty, and The Powers That Be. 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. He was nominated for an Emmy for this role. Her best known work of the period was as one of Margaret Lockwood's friends in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938). The show ran until 1962. During the 1930s she was constantly in demand in lead roles in minor films and supporting roles in more prestigious productions. In 1957, Forsythe moved to Hollywood to star in the television program, Bachelor Father.

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 made several television appearances. She was a dancer in a West End production when she was offered work as a film extra. After the war, he returned to Broadway. Born Georgette Lizette Withers she began acting at the age of 12. He made his first film during this time, Destination Tokyo with Cary Grant. Googie Withers (born March 12, 1917 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a British actress. Prior to World War II he had a contract with Warner Brothers studio.

He eventually drifted towards Broadway. Forsythe began his career as an announcer for the Brooklyn Dodgers, quickly moving on to radio soap operas. He served in the US Army Air Corp during World War II. They had two daughters, Page and Brooke.

His second wife, Julie Warren, died in 1994. They had one son, Dall. He was divorced from his first wife, Parker McCormick. He has been married twice.

Forsythe attended the University of North Carolina, after graduation he moved to New York City and studied with the Actor's Studio. He is probably best known for his role of Blake Carrington on the ABC prime-time soap opera, Dynasty. John Forsythe (born John Lincoln Freund on January 29, 1918) is an actor.

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