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 then returned to the show for its ninth season. 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". David Gallagher took a year off 7th Heaven to attend college. They are the parents of the actors Nicholas McCallum and Joanna McCallum. Simon is the second oldest son of Reverend Eric Camden and his wife Annie. 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. Also in 1996, he landed the role of Simon Camden in the television series 7th Heaven.

Throughout her career she has appeared frequently in film, television, and theater. After several appearances in both film and television he landed a role in another big-screen success - Phenomenon (1996), again alongside Travolta. 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. At the age of 8, Gallagher made his film debut with the lead role in Look Who's Talking Now (1993) alongside John Travolta. Her best known work of the period was as one of Margaret Lockwood's friends in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938). This exposure led to roles in commercials for companies including Disney World and Burger King. During the 1930s she was constantly in demand in lead roles in minor films and supporting roles in more prestigious productions. At the age of 2 he landed his first job as a model in a printed advertisment.

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. David Gallagher (born February 9, 1985 in College Point, New York) is an American actor. She was a dancer in a West End production when she was offered work as a film extra. Born Georgette Lizette Withers she began acting at the age of 12. Googie Withers (born March 12, 1917 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a British actress.

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