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Virginia McKenna OBE

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Virginia McKenna OBE

High Profile Supporter

British actress Virginia Mckenna is best known for her role in the film ‘Born Free’ which she starred in opposite her late husband Bill Travers. They established the Born Free Foundation in 1991, co-founded by their son Will. The organisation aims to ensure that all wild animals, whether living in captivity or in the wild, are treated with compassion and respect.

With a strong ethos to improve the lives of animals Virginia is a true champion for our work and a long-term supporter who we are truly grateful to have on-board.