Actor Jack Hawkins was born here


Actor Jack Hawkins was born here

This is where Zulu actor Jack Hawkins was born.

Location: 45 Lyndhurst Road, Wood Green

Description: John Edward Hawkins CBE (19101973) starred on stage and in film from the 1930s to the 1970s. His films included Angels One Five (1951), The Planters Wife (1952), The Cruel Sea (1953), Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Ben Hur (1959), The League of Gentlemen (1960), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), and Zulu (1964).

Hawkins was born here, the son of a builder and was educated at Wood Green's Trinity County Grammar School, where he joined the school choir. He was enrolled first in the local operatic society, and second, in the Italia Conti Academy.

In 1932 he married award-winning actress (star of Driving Miss Daisy) Jessica Tandy but it only lasted 8 years.

He died in Chelsea, London in 1973 following an experimental operation to insert a voicebox following throat cancer.


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Actor Jack Hawkins was born here

This is where Zulu actor Jack Hawkins was born.

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