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Renée Asherson

19 May 1915 to 30 October 2014

A British actress of the stage and screen, Asherson’s first major film role came opposite Laurence Olivier as Katherine in Henry V (1944). Her most notable credits include The Day The Earth Caught Fire (1961) and A Murder Is Announced (1985), and she made her final screen appearance in The Others (2001).

Read Renée Asherson's Guardian obituary here