After beginning her career in Shakespearean theatre, she rose to fame for her performance in 's thriller 1965 , which earned her a and an nomination for Best Actress.
She was also awarded at the in 1966.
And thankfully for her fans, last night was no exception.
She received a nomination for the , and won a award for her performance.
Eggar was brought up as a Catholic and educated at St Mary's Providence Convent in , Surrey.
Eggar has also worked as a voice actress, as in 's 1997 , and lent her voice to several video games, including and.