Irene Worth

Birthday: June 23rd, 1916 Date of Death: March 10th, 2002 Place of Birth: Fairbury, Nebraska

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Irene Worth, Honorary CBE (June 23, 1916 - March 9, 2002) was an American stage and screen actress who became one of the leading stars of the English and American theatre. She pronounced her given name with three syllables -- "I-REE-nee" -- and other actors are heard to use this pronunciation when referring to her at the Tony Awards ceremony and other public occasions.

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