Sunday Times - 24th November 1974
Sunday Times – 24th November 1974
Susan Hampshire, Lady Kulukundis CBE was born in 1937. Her original ambition was to become a nurse. Instead due to struggles with learning, she chose acting as a career. First appearing in “The Woman in the Hall” (1947) at 10 years old, she returned to the big screen as a career in 1958. After co-starring with Laurence Harvey in “Expresso Bongo” (1959) Hampshire has featured continuously in film and television for almost 60 years. During this time she has been awarded 3 Emmy awards during the early 1970s.
Aside from her extensive acting career, Hampshire has been awarded a CBE and OBE for her contributions to charity and services to people with learning disabilities.