Actress Susannah York Cancer Death?

British actress Susannah York, one of the leading stars of British and Hollywood films in the late 1960s and early 1970s, has died in London at the age of 72.

Susannah acted through whatever medium she could find, ranging from stage, television, and film.

I remember Susannah York from “Battle of Britain,” a couple of “Superman” movies, she was his mom, “The Killing of Sister George” and the best TV version of “A Christmas Carol,” the one with Oscar winner George C. Scott.

I know Susannah York's death was caused by cancer, but what kind of cancer was it?

asked by Betty in Movies | 2663 views | 01-16-2011 at 03:23 PM

Actress Susannah York, died of advanced bone marrow cancer on 15 January 2011, six days after her 72nd birthday.

Susannah York achieved international fame in a string of classic movies and starred alongside a host of legendary actors including Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando and Peter O'Toole.

Ms York was born Susannah Yolande Fletcher in London in January 1939 – although she always claimed she was born in 1942. Her father was a merchant banker, her mother the daughter of a diplomat.

She began her illustrious film career in 1960 when she appeared in Tunes of Glory alongside Alec Guinness and John Mills, which won her critical acclaim.

answered by Silver | 01-16-2011 at 03:24 PM

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