Judy Geeson is an iconic British screen star who made strides on Broadway, television, and films during the ’60s and ’70s. Coming from a lineage of successful entertainers, Geeson began her acting career in 1963 and has been active in the Hollywood industry for over five decades and counting. Judy is best remembered for her role in films such as The Executioner, The Eagle Has Landed, Fear in the Night, and To Sir, With Love, just to mention a few.
Some of her notable TV shows include The Newcomers, Gilmore Girls, Mad About You, and Poldark, among others. That’s not all, the actress has also appeared in some of the world’s biggest stage productions such as Under the Blue Sky, Henceforward…, The Real Thing, and much more. In recent times, Judy has slowed down in her career due to aging and she now makes occasional appearances in films. There are so many interesting facts to know about this iconic actress which we have gathered for you below.
Judy Geeson’s Biography (Age)
Although she has become famous as Judy Geeson, it was as Judith Amanda Geeson that she was born in Arundel, Sussex, England. The actress came into this world on the 10th of September 1948 and she is one of the two children born to her parents. Due to the nature of her father’s job, Judy’s family moved to London when she was 10 years old. There, she completed her basic education.
Later on, she was enrolled at the Corona Stage Academy where she was trained to be an actress. While she was there, Geeson featured in several stage productions organized by the school.
Not long after her graduation, Judy Geeson made her first film appearance in 1963, playing the role of Jane in Wings of Mystery. Before then, she made her TV debut in 1961 with a guest role in Dixon of Dock Green. Her wonderful performances made way for Judy to earn bigger roles subsequently.
In the late ‘60s, she was seen in To Sir, With Love, Prudence and the Pill, Three Into Two Won’t Go, and Two Gentlemen Sharing. The ‘70s saw the actress star in films such as The Executioner, Goodbye Gemini, Doomwatch, Fear in the Night, Adventures of a Taxi Driver, The Eagle Has Landed, etc. From the ‘80s to 2003, the actress starred in movies like The Duke, Everything Put Together, Spanish Fly, Houdini, Young Goodman Brown, Inseminod, The Price of Life, and many others.
While she appeared in several movies, the actress was also seen in many TV shows. Some of her notable appearances include The Newcomers, Man in Suitcase, Poldark, The A-Team, Mad about You, Tracey Takes On, and Gilmore Girls, etc.
More recently, Judy Geeson was seen in the 2015 movie, Grandma where she portrayed the role of Francesca. The following year, she starred as Sister Dragon in the American horror film, 31. Since then, she has not been seen in any movies to date.
Judy Geeson’s Family
Judy Geeson came from an average British family. She was raised along with her sister, Sally Geeson, by their parents whose identities are not known. However, we do know that her father worked as an editor for the National Coal Board magazine while nothing much is known about her mother. Just like Judy, her sister – Sally – is also a talented actress best known for her appearance in several British sitcoms during the 1970s.
While she has got her breakthrough in acting, Judy Geeson isn’t as successful when it comes to her love life. She has been married twice and both marriages ended in divorce. Her first marriage was with an Irish custom designer, Sean Kenny. The duo began their relationship in 1969 and it all ended in 1973, following Sean’s sudden demise.
Afterward, she went on to tie the knot with an American actor named Kristoffer Tabori in 1984. After their wedding, the gorgeous couple was together for five years before going their separate ways in 1989. The actress didn’t have any kids from either of her marriages. Since her divorce with Tabori, Judy decided to stay away from the love game; hence there is no news of her subsequent relationships to date. Perhaps, she is much happier being single.
Although Judy Geeson is not so tall, with a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m), the actress perfectly fits into any character she plays both in films and TV shows. She also has an ideal body weight and enviable body measurements. However, the details of her body measurements are currently not available. The actress has green eyes and blonde hair color.
Where Is She Now?
In recent times, Judy Geeson has not been making too many appearances in movies and TV shows and this has got her many fans curious to know her whereabouts and what she is up to at the moment. Having been active in the Hollywood industry for over five decades, the iconic actress is currently taking time off as she is gradually getting old. However, she still accepts movie roles from time to time. Nonetheless, she has been keeping a low profile and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.