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Elizabeth Wilson

4 April 1921 to 9 May 2015

An American actress best known for her role as Dustin Hoffman’s mother in The Graduate (1967), Wilson was a respected stage actress and also had memorable roles in The Birds (1963) and The Addams Family (1991). She received a Most Promising Newcomer to Film BAFTA nomination for her role in Patterns (1956).

Read Elizabeth Wilson's Telegraph obituary here