Jean Marsh: I still get appreciative looks from men even at age 77

Jean Marsh: I still get appreciative looks from men even at age 77 – it’s a wonderful way to start the day

10:30 PM on 14th October 2011

We ask a celebrity a set of devilishly probing questions – and only accept THE definitive answer. This week it’s acting legend Jean Marsh…

Jean Marsh is an actress, occasional screenwriter, and co-creator of the television series Upstairs, Downstairs and The House of Eliott

Jean Marsh is an actress, occasional screenwriter, and co-creator of the television series Upstairs, Downstairs and The House of Eliott

Jean says a short break with an ex-beau to Switzerland for her 50th birthday was one of her happiest moments

Jean says a short break with an ex-beau to Switzerland for her 50th birthday was one of her happiest moments

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Lasting resosnce: The Good Soldier a book by Ford Madox Hueffer (left) and The Magnificent Ambersons, a film directed by Orson Welles (right)

Perfect day: Jean would breakfast at Le Bonaparte Caf in Paris

Perfect day: Jean would breakfast at Le Bonaparte Caf in Paris

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Jean has a passion for maths (left) and says that the TV series Upstairs Downstairs altered the course of her life (right)

Jean treasures her father Harrys book of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (pictured) poetry

Jean treasures her father Harrys book of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (pictured) poetry