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Googie Withers
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Birth Date:March 12, 1917
Astrology Sign:Pisces
Chinese Sign:Snake - Yang
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Occupation:Movie actress

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Googie Withers

Biography:Googie Withers Googie Withers, CBE (born March 12, 1917 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a British actress.

Born Georgette Lizette Withers she began acting at the age of 12. A student at the Italia Conti Academy stage school, she was a dancer in a West End production when she was offered work as a film extra in Michael Powell's The Girl in the Crowd (1935). She arrived on the set to find one of the major players in the production had been dismissed, and she was immediately asked to step into the role.

During the 1930s she was constantly in demand in lead roles in minor films and supporting roles in more prestigious productions. Her best known work of the period was as one of Margaret Lockwood's friends in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938).

Among her successes of the 1940s was the Powell and Pressburger film, One of our Aircraft is Missing (1942), a topical World War II drama in which she played a resistance fighter who helps British airmen return to safety from behind enemy lines.

Throughout her career she has appeared frequently in film, television, and theater. Married to Australian actor John McCallum since 1948, the couple met on a film set in Britain, and returned to Australia where both worked frequently in television together and appeared in a number of stage productions, also appearing together in the UK in Somerset Maugham's The Circle at Chichester Festival Theatre. They are the parents of the actors Nicholas McCallum and Joanna McCallum.

Withers' most recent screen performance was as the music teacher in the 1996 film Shine for which she and the other cast members were nominated for a Screen Actors Guild for "Outstanding Performance By A Cast".

Withers was made Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2002.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Shine (1996)
Dead of Night (1945)

Chinese Horoscope for Googie Withers
Includes characteristics and Vices
Googie Withers's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 23, 1917 - February 10, 1918
Birthday: March 12, 1917

The Snake is a Yang,
and is the Sixth sign of the Chinese horoscope.


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Googie Withers's Personality Tarot Card The Lovers - Personality Card

Birthday: March 12, 1917

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Googie Withers's Growth Tarot Card The Hierophant

Birthday: March 12, 2024

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.




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