How I Long For Glenda Jackson!

Friend of LW Rex Okpodu, who’s been keeping a low profile since the Oscars, told me he watched Glenda Jackson in “Elizabeth R” over the weekend. Got me to thinking how much I’ve missed Glenda ever since she foreswore acting for a career as a Labour party backbencher in the U.K. Parliament. From what I can tell, Glenda is as poor a politician as she was spectacular as an actor. Ironically, given her lefty politics, Glenda is the only living performer with sufficient steel to have played Maggie Thatcher in the movies. I’m sure Meryl Streep, who got the assignment instead, will be fine. But not like Miss Jackson.

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