Rita Tushingham

Actor
Unorthodox, waif-like lead of the 1960s who burst into the public eye with a starring role in Tony Richardson's "A Taste of Honey" (1961). After numerous first-rate outings in the 1960s, during which she was typecast as ... Read more »
Born: 03/13/1940 in Liverpool, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (38)

Broken Lines 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Desert Lunch 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

In The Flesh 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bedlam 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Telstar 2009 (Movie)

Essex Medium (Actor)

The Calling 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Hideout 2007 (Movie)

Paula Hardyn (Actor)

Puffball 2006 (Movie)

Molly (Actor)

The Sittaford Mystery 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Being Julia 2004 (Movie)

Aunt Carrie (Actor)

Out of Depth 1999 (Movie)

Maggie Nixon (Actor)

Swing 1998 (Movie)

Mags Luxford (Actor)

Under the Skin 1998 (Movie)

Mum (Actor)

An Awfully Big Adventure 1995 (Movie)

Aunt Lily (Actor)

The Boy From Mercury 1995 (Movie)

The Mother (Actor)

Paper Marriage 1992 (Movie)

Lou (Actor)

Rapture of Deceit 1991 (Movie)

Dora Tas (Actor)

Hard Days, Hard Nights 1990 (Movie)

Rita (Actor)

Resurrected 1989 (Movie)

Mrs Deakin (Actor)

The Housekeeper 1987 (Movie)

Eunice Parchman (Actor)

Flying 1986 (Movie)

Jean (Actor)

Pippi Longstocking 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Spaghetti House 1981 (Movie)

Kate (Actor)

Green Eyes 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Mysteries 1977 (Movie)

Martha Gude (Actor)

Rachel's Man 1976 (Movie)

Lea (Actor)

Slum Boy 1975 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Human Factor 1974 (Movie)

Janice (Actor)

The Bed Sitting Room 1969 (Movie)

Penelope (Actor)

The Guru 1969 (Movie)

Jenny (Actor)

Smashing Time 1967 (Movie)

Brenda (Actor)

Doctor Zhivago 1965 (Movie)

The Girl (Actor)

The Knack... and How to Get It 1965 (Movie)

Nancy Jones (Actor)

The Leather Boys 1965 (Movie)

Dot (Actor)

The Trap 1965 (Movie)

Eve (Actor)

Girl With Green Eyes 1963 (Movie)

Kate Brady (Actor)

A Taste of Honey 1962 (Movie)

Jo (Actor)

Green Eyes (Movie)

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Biography

Unorthodox, waif-like lead of the 1960s who burst into the public eye with a starring role in Tony Richardson's "A Taste of Honey" (1961). After numerous first-rate outings in the 1960s, during which she was typecast as the female equivalent of the British "angry young man", Tushingham's career faltered in the bleak 70s and she made several mediocre Italian films. She has resurfaced in the 1980s, starring in the 1986 thriller, "A Judgement in Stone" (directed by her second husband, Ousama Rawi) and "Resurrected" (1989).

Relationships

Enid Tushingham

Mother

Terence Bicknell

Husband
divorced

Ousama Rawi

Husband

John Tushingham

Father

EDUCATION

Liverpool Playhouse

Liverpool

Milestones

1977

TV movie debut, "Green Eyes"

1961

London stage debut, "The Changeling"

1961

Film debut, "A Taste of Honey"

Bonus Trivia

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She received the Variety Club of Great Britain Most Promising Newcomer Award for "A Taste of Honey" (1961)

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She also received the British Film and Television Society Award as Most Promising Newcomer for "A Taste of Honey" (1961)

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Tushingham was named BBC-TV Personality of the Year (1988)

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