#36 Vanessa Redgrave / Boris Spassky – 30 January 1937

Vanessa Redgrave

 

Vanessa Redgrave, CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, as well as a political activist. She has made more than 35 appearances on London’s West End and Broadway, winning both the Tony and Olivier Awards. On screen, she has starred in more than 80 films; including Mary, Queen of ScotsIsadoraJulia,The Bostonians and Atonement. Redgrave was proclaimed by Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams as “the greatest living actress of our times,” and she remains the only British actress ever to win the Oscar, Emmy, Tony, Cannes, Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors Guild awards. She was also the recipient of the 2010 BAFTA Fellowship “in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film.”
Films: Camelot, Letters to Juliet, Gathering Storm

Boris Spassky

Boris Vasilievich Spassky (also Spasskij; Russian: Бори́с Васи́льевич Спа́сский; born January 30, 1937) is a Soviet-French chess grandmaster. He was the tenth World Chess Champion, holding the title from late 1969 to 1972.
Further reading: Boris Spassky Master of Initiative

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanessa_Redgrave
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Spassky

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