Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Immigrant of the Day: Samantha Eggar (England)



Born in London, Samantha Eggar (born 5 March 1939) is a film, television and voice actress. She began her acting career in several Shakespearean companies, and debuted on film in 1962 in The Wild and the Willing. Eggar starred in the comedy Walk Don't Run (1966) with Cary Grant in his last picture and Jim Hutton, father of actor Timothy Hutton. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Collector (1965), directed by William Wyler. She won a Golden Globe award for this performance and was also named Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival.

Eggar has appeared as the wife of Captain Jean-Luc Picard's brother Robert in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation.




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