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Born: July 14, 1928 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Was active in theater in college; discovered while at UCLA
1949:
Made feature film debut in a supporting role in the 20th Century-Fox melodrama, "Canadian Pacific"
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Signed by Paramount Pictures
1950:
Played breakthrough role as the second female lead in the acclaimed Billy Wilder drama, "Sunset Boulevard"; received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress; also marked the first of four films in which she was William Holden's romantic interest
1950:
First film as female lead, "Union Station", also opposite Holden
1951:
Parted company with Paramount
1951:
Last of four film opposite Holden, "Submarine Command"
1953:
Began playing supporting roles in features with "So Big", which starred Jane Wyman
1954:
Earliest TV work included the ingenue role of Gwen Cavendish in a TV presentation of the classic Broadway comedy, "The Royal Family of Broadway"
1955:
Temporarily retired from films
1956:
One of last TV appearances for some years, the CBS musical special, "High Tor"
1960:
Began her association with Walt Disney Studios with her return to films, "Pollyanna", in which she played a supporting role
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Appeared on the ABC drama series, "Channing
1972:
Last of five features for Walt Disney Studios over the course of a dozen years, "Snowball Express"
1977:
Played Jessica Frazier on the NBC drama series, "Kingston: Confidential", starring Raymond Burr; series lasted half a season
1982:
Last feature film to date, "Making Love"
1984:
Played Marjorie Harper on the ABC primetime serial drama, "Paper Dolls"; series lasted half a season
1986:
Was a co-chair for the panel which helped hold the tribute, "The American Film Institute Salute to Billy Wilder", which aired on NBC-TV
1989:
Appeared as one of the interviewees on the Cinemax documentary special, "William Holden: The Golden Boy"

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