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Samantha Eggar

Here is a lovely song from the famous movie "Dr. Dolittle", performed by the beautiful Samantha Eggar, who starred in that film.
Victoria Louise Samantha Marie Elizabeth Therese Eggar (born in 1939 in Hampstead, London) is an English actress. She was born to an English father (a major in the British Army) and a mother of Dutch and Portuguese descent and was educated at a convent. She began her acting career in several Shakespearean companies, and debuted on film in 1962 in "The Wild and the Willing". Also in 1962 she played Ethel Le Neve in the film "Dr. Crippen", alongside Donald Pleasence. Samantha Eggar starred in "Walk Don't Run" (1966) with Cary Grant, his last picture. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress for "The Collector" (1965, with Terence Stamp). She was also named Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival. In 1964 she married Tom Stern, with whom she has a son and a daughter. The couple divorced in 1971. Eggar has also appeared in such films as "Curtains", "Dr. Dolittle", "The Molly Maguires", "Dark Horse", "The Brood", and "The Light at the Edge of the World". In 1972 she played the governess opposite Yul Bryner for the short-run "Anna and the King" (TV series). In 1997 she provided the voice of Hera in Disney's animated film "Hercules". In 2000 she had a brief run in the American soap opera "All My Children". She has also appeared as the wife of Captain Jean-Luc Picard's brother Robert in the television series "Star Trek: The Next Generation", as Sister Vivian in "Cold Case", and as Sarah Templeton, the wife of Speaker of the House Nathan Templeton (Donald Sutherland), on the television series "Commander in Chief".
Enjoy Samantha Eggar's chic and sweet voice!

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