Hosted own radio program
Replaced Irene Worth as the grandmother in the Broadway production of Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers"; later toured in the role
TV debut in "The Voice of the Cricket" on NBC's "Tele-Theatre"
Again campaigned for Stevenson
Co-starred with Orson Welles on "Ford Theater" radio program for two years
Portrayed the family matriarch in the NBC miniseries "The Sacketts"
Returned to Broadway as replacement in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Sparred onscreen and off with Joan Crawford in "Johnny Guitar"
Spent much of her childhood on family farm in Blackstone, IL
Stage debut, "Hope for the Best"
Starred on radio series, "Big Sister"
TV-movie debut, "Killer by Night" (CBS)
Began career on radio while still in college
Broadway debut, "A Place of Our Own"
Earned a Tony nomination for her performance in "The Love Suicide at Schofield Barracks"
Film debut, "All the King's Men"; won Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress
Led the crowd that stormed the Los Angeles Democratic convention to draft Adlai Stevenson
Provided vocals used for the possessed Regan in "The Exorcist"
Supplied all female voices for radio series, "I Love a Mystery"
Traveled for Adlai Stevenson's presidential election campaign
Final film (to date) "Echoes"
Garnered second Oscar nomination for her performance as Rock Hudson's older sister in "Giant"
Played Mrs. Holly, the mother of Catherine (Elizabeth Taylor) in "Suddenly, Last Summer"
Starred in national tours of "Agnes of God" (1983) and "'night, Mother" (1984)