Girl with the Upside-Down Eyes, The

Because of her unusual looking eyes, British actress Glynis Johns was billed as “The Girl with the Upside-Down Eyes” early in her career.


Ms. Johns starred in the television sitcoms GLYNIS/CBS/1963 as Glynis Granville, a novelist and amateur detective; and COMING OF AGE/CBS/1988-89 where she played Trudie Pepper, a senior citizen living with her husband in an Arizona retirement community.


Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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