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Also Known As: Died: October 3, 2004
Born: July 6, 1927 Cause of Death: vasculitis
Birth Place: Merced, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1946:
Signed by MGM
1947:
Made film debut in "The Romance of Rosy Ridge"
1955:
Played title role in "My Sister Eileen"
1956:
Began TV appearances with "The Rosemary Clooney Show"
1960:
Had breakout role in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho"; earned Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress
1962:
Co-starred in the classic film, "The Manchurian Candidate"
1963:
Played Rosie in film, "Bye Bye Birdie"
1969:
Made TV-movie debut, "The Monk" (ABC)
1979:
Co-starred in Stephen Verona's "Boardwalk"
1984:
Published autobiography, <i>There Really Was a Hollywood</i>
1990:
Returned to "Psycho" territory as host of the Showtime TV-movie, "Psycho IV: The Beginning"
1995:
Published memoir on the making of "Psycho" titled, <i>Psycho: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Thriller</i>
1995:
Published first novel, <i>House of Destiny</i>
1998:
Appeared with daughter Jamie Lee Curtis in "Halloween H2O"
1999:
Appeared as mother of Nancy McKeon and Alexandra Wilson in the CBS TV-movie, "In My Sister's Shadow"

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