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Sybil Thorndike and her daughter in 1941
Public DomainSybil Thorndike and her daughter in 1941 - Credit: Imperial War Museum
 Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike (1882-1976) was a well known British actress.

She is particularly noted for her potrayal of Joan of Arc in George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, a role she played on numerous occasions between 1924 and 1941.

Click here to see a news report featuring Sybil Thorndike in 1933.