Glynis Johns obituary 2024, Legendary actress cause of death

In Loving Memory of Legendary Actress Glynis Johns

It is with heavy hearts that we bid farewell to the legendary actress Glynis Johns, who enchanted audiences around the world with her timeless performances. Best known for her iconic role as Mrs. Winifred Banks in the beloved 1964 film “Mary Poppins,” Glynis Johns passed away at the age of 100 on Thursday from natural causes, as confirmed by her publicist Mitch Clem.

Glynis Johns, a Disney legend honored in 1998, made a significant mark in the entertainment industry. A decade before “Mary Poppins,” she captivated audiences in another Disney classic, “The Sword and the Rose.” Beyond the realm of Disney, she received a Tony award for her role in “A Little Night Music,” where her rendition of Stephen Sondheim’s “Send in the Clowns” remains unforgettable.

In 1960, Glynis Johns earned an Oscar nomination for her role in “The Sundowners,” becoming the oldest living Oscar nominee for acting until her passing. Her remarkable career spanned decades, with notable appearances in films such as “While You Were Sleeping” and “Superstar,” as well as TV shows like “Batman” and “Cheers.”

As we celebrate the life and legacy of Glynis Johns, may her contributions to the world of entertainment continue to inspire and bring joy to generations to come. Our thoughts are with her family, friends, and all those who were touched by her extraordinary talent.

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