Virginia McKenna reflects on ‘life-changing’ film Born Free as she turns 90

Virginia McKenna has hailed the “life-changing experience” she had appearing in the film Born Free as she celebrates her 90th birthday. The actress and wildlife campaigner starred in the 1966 film, which was set in Kenya and featured scenes with lions, alongside her late husband Bill Travers. The pair later founded their own wildlife charity in 1984 which was named after the film.

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