This fine actress has starred in many roles, one of her most recent, starring as Jane Marple is possibly one of her best. Move over...Joan thingy your successor has arrived!!
Geraldine was nominated for a Tony award in 1998 as Best Actress for her role in The Chairs.
Geraldine won the London Evening Standard Award in 1983 for Best Actress in The Rivals.
Geraldine won a BAFTA award in 1991 for her role in Oranges are not the Only Fruit.
Geraldine attended Windsor County Girl's School.
Geraldine's husband was principal of RADA.
Geraldine was an associate member of RADA.
Geraldine declined the offer to be made a dame in 2002.
Geraldine was 5'5" tall.
Geraldine was married to Hugh Cruttwell until his death in 2002.
Geraldine has two children.
Geraldine: I think Marple is a sort of heightened reality; you can't really say they're like everyday life. I think Agatha Christie must have had a sense of humor, the way she places this elderly, very middle-class figure in a country village, but solving all these horrific crimes.
Geraldine: 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 ninepence, in the gods. I also had speech classes at grammar school - elocution, they called it in these days - and the teacher gave me a speech by Lady Macbeth to learn, which might seem pretty inappropriate for the age of ten.
Geraldine: I'm not a workaholic but I love working, and Marple is really hard work but very stimulating.