Jennifer Kendal

  • Birthday: 28. February 1933
  • Birthplace: Southport, Merseyside, England, UK
  • Awards: 1983: BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role - 36 Chowringhee Lane - Nominated, 1982: Evening Standard British Film Awards - Best Actress: 36 Chowringhee Lane - Won


Jennifer Kapoor - born Jennifer Kendal - (28 February 1933 – 7 September 1984) was a British actress who married Shashi Kapoor of the Kapoor family.

Jennifer Kendal was born in Southport, England, but spent much of her youth in India. She and younger sister Felicity Kendal were born to Geoffrey Kendal and Laura Liddell, who ran a travelling theatre company, "Shakespeareana", which traveled around India as depicted in the book and film, Shakespeare Wallah (in which Kendal appeared, uncredited, and which starred her husband Shashi Kapoor, her parents and her sister).