Frances Hyland biography

Frances Hyland

Actor, Film actor

1927 – 2004

20 Views

Who was Frances Hyland?

Frances Hyland OC was a well-known Canadian theatre actress.

Hyland studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, making her professional debut in London as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, opposite John Gielgud. In 1954, she returned to Canada, becoming a regular at the Stratford Festival in Ontario. Her roles there included Isabella, Portia, Olivia, Perdita, Desdemona and Ophelia in. She also appeared in movies and on television, including a role on Road to Avonlea.

In 1970, she was entitled an Officer of the Order of Canada. She was married once, to George McCowan, and had a son Evan.

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Frances Hyland." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 30 Nov. 2020. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/frances_hyland>.


We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Apr 25, 1927
Shaunavon
Also known as
  • Frances Hyland, OC
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Died
Jul 11, 2004
Toronto

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Discuss this Frances Hyland biography with the community:

0 Comments