The English actress Anna Massey, who was known for the role of victim in the classic “Frenzy” (1972), Alfred Hitchcock, has died at 73 years, announced on Monday (4) his agent, Pippa Markham. According to the agent, died last Saturday Massey (2), as a result of a cancer.
Daughter of Canadian actor Raymond Massey and Adrianne Allen British actress Anna Massey made her film debut in “A murder a day” (1958), director John Ford, and also stood out for his role in “The torture of fear” (1960), Michael Powell.
Recently starred opposite Christian Bale in “The worker” (2004), Brad Anderson, and Gwyneth Paltrow in “Possession” (2002), by Neil LaBute.
On TV, Massey was often seen in adaptations of classic novels, like the series “Tess of the D’Urbervilles” (2008) and “Oliver Twist” (2007), based respectively on the works of Thomas Hardy and Charles Dickens. In 2006, she embodied the former prime minister Margaret Thatcher in TV drama “Pinochet in Suburbia.”
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