Glenda Jackson - UK actress and politician, born 9 May 1936, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England. In "The Rainbow" (1989) she plays the mother of the character she had played twenty years earlier in "Women In Love" (1969), both films by Ken Russell based on D.H. Lawrence stories. Winner of two Academy Awards for Best Actress "Women In Love" (1969), and "A Touch of Class" (1973). She was appointed a CBE in 1978. In 1992 Glenda closed the curtain on her acting career and became Labour MP for Hampstead and Highgate.
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