‘Mary Poppins’ Star & One of World’s Oldest Living Actresses Glynis Johns Turns 100 Living in Retirement Home

British actress, dancer, and singer Glynis Johns just celebrated a momentous milestone: she turned 100 years old on October 5. This marks her as one of the world’s oldest living actresses.Johns is well known for starring in the classic original 60s film, “Mary Poppins,” alongside other iconic stars such as Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. In addition to this famous movie, Johns has worked with other big names in the industry on multiple productions.

She’s also received recognition in the form of an Oscar nomination and prestigious accolades, like a BAFTA and a Tony, for her work. Last month, before Johns turned 100, a news outlet reported that her family wanted to mark the special day by requesting that the government declare her a Dame.

The source claimed that Johns is the only British actress either within her generation or younger who has never been honored in this way. Regarding their request, Johns’ grandson, Thomas Forwood, asserted… READ MORE



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