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Also Known As: Died: September 13, 2001
Born: June 14, 1916 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1930:
Made stage acting debut opposite Henry Fonda in the Omaha, Nebraska production. "A Kiss for Cinderella"
1938:
Broadway debut as understudy in "Stop-Over"
1938:
Was understudy for female roles in "Our Town"
1941:
Originated title role in the Broadway production of "Claudia"
1943:
Film debut reprising stage role in "Claudia"
1945:
Starred in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"
1946:
Headlined the sequel "Claudia and David"
1947:
Received an Oscar nomination as Best Actress for her role in "Gentleman's Agreement"
1950:
Toured as Alma in Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke"
1956:
Co-starred with Gary Cooper and Anthony Perkins in "Friendly Persuasion"
1958:
Appeared on Broadway in "Winesburg, Ohio"
1960:
Had co-starring role in the film version of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs"
1965:
Played the Virgin Mary in the biblical epic "The Greatest Story Ever Told"; last film for six years
1971:
Returned to features in "Flight of Doves"; last onscreen film performance
1975:
Returned to the stage playing Hannah Jelkes in Los Angeles production of Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana"; recreated role on Broadway in 1976
1976:
Won Emmy nomination as Mary Jordache, the mother of Rudy and Tom, in the ABC miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man"
1978:
Portrayed Marmee in the NBC miniseries "Little Women"; reprised role in the short-lived 1979 series
1985:
Played opposite Kirk Douglas in the CBS TV-movie "Amos"
1985:
Acted in the CBS daytime drama "The Young and the Restless"
1990:
Last TV appearance, "The Last Best Year" (ABC)

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