English actress Francesca Annis, who has enjoyed a career spanning seven decades in movies, television and the theater, was born in London six days after V-E Day, on May 14, From the time she was a year old to the age of seven, the family lived in Brazil. The young Francesca spoke Portuguese, that country's language, as a child. Educated at a convent school, she dreamed of becoming a nun but trained as a ballet dancer before studying drama at the Corona Theatre School. She began acting in bit parts in the s, working her way up to better roles.
She has two brothers, Quenton D. Her family moved to Brazil when Annis was a year old, spending six years there before returning to England when she was 7. There she was educated at a convent school. She trained as a ballet dancer and then studied drama at the Corona Theatre School.
It depicts the life of a struggling actor in Swinging London. When a beautiful young woman, Sally Francesca Annis , moves to London to pursue a modelling career, she moves in with Angela Anneke Wills and Dee Suzanna Leigh and discovers the world of the carefree bachelor girl in Swinging London of the s. Set in London. Set during the Second World War in England, the story concerns a claustrophobic relationship between two middle-aged sisters and their fragile year-old niece.
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