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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 12, 1985|
|Born:||May 7, 1923||Cause of Death:||stroke|
|Birth Place:||Michigan City, Indiana, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Moved to Bronxville, New York with family at age four (date approximate)
Began studying acting with Maria Ouspenskaya
Broadway acting debut at age 13 in "Seen But Not Heard"
Moved to Hollywood
Film acting debut in "20 Mule Team"
Tested unsuccessfully for the leading role in Alfred Hitchcock's "Rebecca"
Acted in the "The Great Profile", starring John Barrymore
Breakthrough role as Joseph Cotten's daughter in Orson Welles' "The Magnificent Ambersons"
Received top billing for first time on Lewis Milestone's "North Star"
Acted opposite future husband John Hodiak in "Sunday Dinner for a Soldier"
Had one of her best screen roles as a dipsomaniac Sophie MacDonald in "The Razor's Edge"; won Best Supporting Actress Oscar
Second film with Hodiak, "Homecoming"
Played best-known role of Eve Harrington, a scheming aspiring actress who worms her way into the life of an aging Broadway star (Bette Davis) in the classic "All About Eve"; nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award
Co-starred with Montgomery Clift in Alfred Hitchcock's "I Confess"
Played Nefretiri, the Egyptian queen, in Cecil B DeMille's remake of "The Ten Commandments"
Made early TV appearance in episode of "G.E. Theatre" (CBS)
Returned to Broadway after absence of nearly 20 years in "The Square Root of Wonderful"
Made London stage debut in "The Joshua Tree"
Moved to Australia after second marriage to Randolph Gant
Returned to the USA (date approximate)
Portrayed Olga, Queen of the Cossacks, on ABC's "Batman"
TV-movie debut, "Stranger on the Run" (NBC)
Received an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for "The Bobby Currier Story" episode of "The Name of the Game" (NBC)
Had regular role as love interest for the title character during first season of "Marcus Welby, M.D." (ABC)
Replaced Lauren Bacall in role of Margo Channing in the award-winning Broadway musical "Applause", based on "All About Eve"; Channing was Bette Davis' character in movie
Played Margaret Schilling in "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation of "Lisa, Bright and Dark" (NBC)
Published memoir of life in the Outback, "Intermission: A True Story"
Starred in NBC miniseries "The Moneychangers"
Made final feature, "Jane Austen in Manhattan", directed by James Ivory; cast included her daughter Katrina Hodiak
Acted in the ABC miniseries remake of "East of Eden"
Narrated the documentary "The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright"
Portrayed the owner of the St Francis, in the ABC anthology series "Hotel"; replaced an ailing Bette Davis in the role
Co-starred in the British TV-movie "The Masks of Death/Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death", starring Peter Cushing
Appeared as herself in "The Thrill of Genius", a feature documentary about Alfred Hitchcok
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