67 (passed away Jan. 12th, 2014)
Mar. 9th, 1946
Hove, East Sussex, England, UK
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Alexandra Bastedo was born on March 9, 1946 in Hove, East Sussex, England as Alexandra L Bastedo. She was an actress, known for Batman Begins (2005), The Champions (1968) and Casino Royale (1967). She was married to Patrick Garland. She died on January 12, 2014 in West Sussex, England.
Spouse Patrick Garland (September 1980 - 20 April 2013 his death)
Appeared on the cover of the album "Rank" (1988) by the British alternative band The Smiths. The image originally appeared in the book "Birds of Britain".
Gained 9 GCE O-levels and 4 A-levels at school
She has two younger siblings, Penelope and Lindsay born in Sussex in 1948 and 1950.
Alexandra and her husband, Patrick Garland, are long-standing friends of England's Prince Charles.
Her childhood ambition was to become a vet. At age 16, she entered a "teenage diplomat" competition organized by a newspaper, beating 4,000 finalists to win a role in a comedy thriller, 13 Frightened Girls! (1963).
A staunch advocate for animal rights, she set up the ABC Animal Sanctuary near Pulborough in West Sussex.
Attended the Brighton School of Drama.
Later in life, she became president of her local branch of the RSPCA, and founded the Alexandra Bastedo Champions (ABC) Animal Sanctuary in West Sussex.
- Gained 9 GCE O-levels and 4 A-levels at school
- Appeared on the cover of the album "Rank" (1988) by British alternative band 'The Smiths'. The image originally appeared in the book "Birds of Britain".
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