Rita Tushingham is a British Actress, popular for her role in the movies like A Taste of Honey, Girl With Green Eyes, The Trap, and The Knack. She married twice and both the marriage ended in divorce. Currently, she is in a living relationship with Hans-Heinrich Ziemann. She has two daughters from her previous marriage.
Rita Tushingham was born in Garston, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK on March 14, 1942. As per her nationality, Rita is a British by birth and she belongs to the White ethnic group. Much details about her parents and siblings (if any) is not available. Her father was a grocer and he owned three shops. Apart from these details about her father, there is not much information about her parents.
She went to various school for her education. She studied at the Heatherlea school in Allerton for a brief period of time. Later, she joined the La Sagesse convent school in Grassendale. And then she continued her education at St. Julie’s Catholic High School. She also learned to type. Because of her interest in acting, she also trained at the Shelagh Elliott-Clarke school.
Rita Tushingham married Terry Bicknell in 1962. Terry was a photographer. The couple has two daughters named Dodonna and Aisha Bicknell. The couple faced certain difficulties in their married life and hence they thought it best to part their ways. After some years of their marriage, they got divorced.
Tushingham married Ousama Rawi in 1981. Ousama was an Iraqi Cinematographer. The couple did not have any children. Because of some problems in their relationship, the couple decided to separate. They got divorced in 1996.
Tushingham is in a relationship with Hans-Heinrich Ziemann. They started living together since 1994. Zeimann is a screenwriter. He worked in the tv series named Tatort.
Rita Tushingham’s daughter Aisha Bicknell was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2005. She was 33 when she faced the trauma of cancer in her life. Fortunately, she recovered from cancer and is now leading a normal life.
Rita Tushingham net worth is $4 million. She acquired such a huge amount of net worth from her profession as an actor. She also earns a good amount of money per annum from her career. The exact figure is not available but as per speculations, she earns $100,000 on average per annum.
Rita Tushingham started off her career at the age of eighteen. She auditioned for the role in the movie titled A Taste Of Honey in 1961. She got the role and her journey in the film industry began. The film was a big hit. Similarly, her other movies like Girl With Green Eyes, Doctor Zhivago, The Trap, and The Knack also became quite successful.
Blue-eyed Tushingham also appeared in television series like Bedlam, In the Flesh, Neil Gaiman’s Likely Stories, Vera and many more. She has won three awards for her brilliant performance. BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer, Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, and Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer are the awards won by her.