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Also Known As: Died: April 8, 2001
Born: August 2, 1914 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Old Westbury, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1935:
Made Broadway debut in "Bitter Oleander"
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Ran her own radio program on station WMCA in NYC during WWII
1945:
Co-founded the producing organization Theater Inc.
1952:
Feature film debut, "Phone Call from a Stranger"
1953:
Played Elizabeth Proctor in the Broadway premiere of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"; won Tony Award
1954:
Was a panelist on the game show, "One Minute Please"
1964:
Last feature film for twelve years, "The Young Lovers"
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Played Mrs. Phillips on the long-running CBS daytime drama, "Love of Life"
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Produced a series of children's plays, including "Who Am I?"
1973:
Co-starred in TV version of "The Borrowers" (NBC)
1975:
Played Emmaline Hacker, the butler's wife, on the short-lived CBS primetime serial drama, "Beacon Hill"
1976:
Returned to feature films with "Network"; won Best Supporting Actress Oscar
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Made recurring appearances as the Queen Mother (of Paradise Island) on the ABC adventure-fantasy series, "Wonder Woman"
1982:
Played Louisa Beauchamp on the short-lived ABC primetime serial drama, "King's Crossing"
1985:
Played Rose Kennedy in the CBS miniseries "Robert Kennedy and His Times"
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Had recurring role on the NBC soap "Santa Barbara"
1990:
Co-starred in NBC miniseries "People Like Us"
1991:
Final screen appearance as Goldie Hawn's mother in the thriller "Deceived"

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