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Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr

  • Vacation From Marriage (1945) September 30 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Hucksters, The (1947) September 30 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Edward, My Son (1949) September 30 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Please Believe Me (1950) September 30 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Count Your Blessings (1959) September 30 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: October 16, 2007
Born: September 30, 1921 Cause of Death: Parkinson's Disease
Birth Place: Helensburgh, Scotland Profession: Cast ...
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1937:
Made stage debut in "Harlequin and Columbine"
1938:
Danced in the corps de ballet of Sadler's Wells production of "Prometheus"
1939:
Began acting career in English repertory theaters
1939:
Made film acting debut in small role of a hatcheck girl in "Contraband"
1940:
First prominent role in films, Jenny in "Major Barbara"
1940:
Had leading role in "Love on the Dole"
1943:
Played three roles in "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp"
1943:
Acted on London stage in an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House"; also toured
1945:
Performed on tour in stage melodrama "Gaslight" for British troops in Europe
1947:
Voted one of England's top ten money-making film stars in annual "Motion Picture Herald" exhibitors poll
1947:
Invited to Hollywood; made U.S. film debut in "The Hucksters"
1947:
Cast as a nun on a religious mission in the Himalayas in "Black Narcissus"
1948:
Received first of six Best Actress Academy Award nominations for "Edward, My Son"
1950:
Played female lead in "King Solomon's Mines"
1953:
Offered perhaps her most memorable performance as the adulterous wife of an army officer in "From Here to Eternity"; received second Best Actress Oscar nomination
1953:
Appeared as Portia in all-star filming of "Julius Caesar"
1953:
Made Broadway debut as female lead of "Tea and Sympathy"
1955:
Again played an adulterous wife in film version of Graham Greene's "The End of the Affair"
1956:
Recreated stage role from "Tea and Sympathy" in feature version
1956:
Portrayed the proper British governess to the children of the monarch of Siam in film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The King and I"; received third Academy Award nomination; singing voice dubbed by Marni Nixon
1957:
Earned fourth Oscar nomination for her turn as a nun stranded on a Pacific Island with an army officer (Robert Mitchum) in "Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison"
1957:
Cast opposite Cary Grant in romance "An Affair to Remember"
1958:
Delivered fine performance as a middle-aged spinster in "Separate Tables"; earned fifth Academy Award nomination
1959:
Portrayed writer Sheilah Graham in film adaptation of Graham's memoirs "Beloved Infidel"
1960:
Co-starred with Mitchum as a married couple operating a sheep ranch in "The Sundowners"; received sixth and last Best Actress Oscar nomination
1960:
Received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
1961:
Portrayed the governess who may or may not be haunted by spirits in "The Innocents," based on the Henry James novella <i>The Turn of the Screw</i>
1961:
Acted in BBC production of "Three Roads to Rome"
1964:
Co-starred in John Huston's version of Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana"
1964:
Starred in film version of "The Chalk Garden"
1968:
Had lead in uneven comedy "Prudence and the Pill," co-starring David Niven
1969:
Last features for 16 years, "The Arrangement" and "The Gypsy Moths"
1972:
Starred on London stage in "The Day After the Fair"
1973:
Performed on tour in the U.S. in "The Day After the Fair"
1975:
Appeared on Broadway in Edward Albee's award-winning, but short-lived play "Seascape"
1978:
Toured with stage play "The Last of Mrs. Cheney"
1982:
Made U.S. TVmovie debut in remake of "Witness for the Prosecution" (CBS)
1984:
Played lead of Emma Harte in British miniseries "A Woman of Substance"; syndicated in the U.S.
1985:
Made one-shot return to feature films with lead role in "The Assam Garden"
1985:
Reteamed with Robert Mitchum in HBO romance "Reunion at Fairborough"
1985:
Acted on London stage in "The Corn Is Green"
1986:
Reprised role of Emma Harte in syndicated miniseries sequel "Hold the Dream"; final screen performance

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