“Glenda Jackson, Oscar Award-Winning Actress and UK Politician, Passes Away at 87”

Yesterday, the world mourned the passing of two-time Oscar Award winner Glenda Jackson. The British actress and politician died at her home in Blackheath, London after a brief illness at the age of 87.

Jackson was an international star on both stage and screen, earning her first Oscar for Best Actress in 1970 for her performance in Women In Love. She also won a second Oscar for A Touch Of Class in 1973. Her other notable films included Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), Hedda (1975), and The Music Lovers (1970).

In addition to her film career, Jackson had a successful career in politics as well. She served as a Member of Parliament from 1992 to 2015, representing Hampstead and Highgate. During this time she was appointed Minister for Transport and Minister for Employment by Prime Minister Tony Blair.

The news of Jackson’s death has been met with an outpouring of grief from fellow actors, politicians, and film industry professionals alike. “Glenda was one of the world’s greatest,” said Lionel Larner, her longtime agent who confirmed her death. “Her extraordinary talent as an actor was matched by an unwavering commitment to political causes.”

The legacy that Glenda Jackson leaves behind will be remembered for generations to come. Her incredible performances on stage and screen have inspired countless actors around the world, while her dedication to public service has left an indelible mark on British politics.

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