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Geraldine McEwan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) May 9, 1932

Death Date January 30, 2015

Age of Death 82 years

Cause of Death Stroke

Profession Movie Actress

The movie actress Geraldine McEwan died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Tony-nominated actress who played a major role in the absurd tragi-comedy play The Chairs.

She had two children with Hugh Cruttwell, whom she married in 1953.



Quite honestly, I think that if you are making a lot of television programs with a central character, then ultimately it can become boring if you know nothing about them. I personally want to know, or get to know, things about a character. It doesn’t mean to say that they still can’t have a certain mystery about them.


People do stop me a lot, and what is really very rewarding is that the ages of the people who stop me vary so widely. Surprisingly, there are a lot of young people – even children.


I feel I could be walking down the street, and if somebody talked to me, I could just slot into ‘Miss Marple’ and know how she would react.


When I was asked to play ‘Miss Marple,’ I was given the Kevin Elyot script for ‘The Body in the Library.’ I was a fan of his theatre work anyway, and I just thought it was brilliant. I was immediately taken by ‘Miss Marple,’ so I read some of the novels, and I knew I had to do it.


During the war, my mother used to take me to the local repertory theatre on a Monday night, and we used to get two seats for the price of one, for nine pence, in the gods.