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Joanne Woodward

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Born: February 27, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Thomasville, Georgia, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Lucky Them (2014)
A rock music journalist is assigned to track down a long lost rock star, who happens to be her ex.
2.
Pale Male (2002)
A bold and daring re-tailed hawk has made New York's Central Park its home. Affectionately known to New Yorkers as Pale Male, the hawk lives and hunts amidst the skyscrapers of Manhattan, attracting the attention of curious onlookers and inspiring devoted fans. As this great predator courts a mate,
3.
My Knees Were Jumping: Remembering the Kindertransports (1995) as Narration
This documentary focuses on several rescue missions made in nine months--between December 1938 and August 1939--that saved nearly 10,000 Jewish, Gypsy and otherwise "undesirable" children from concentration camp fate. The children were sent without their parents, to Great Britain from Nazi Germany,
4.
Breathing Lessons (1994) as Maggie Moran
Based on Anne Tyler's 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a married couple who review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.
5.
The Age Of Innocence (1993) as Narration
A 19th-century lawyer risks his place in society when he falls in love with his fiancee's married cousin.
6.
Foreign Affairs (1993) as Vinnie Miner
A cynical professor and a brash Oklahoma engineer begin an unlikely romance.
7.
Blind Spot (1993) as Congresswoman Nell Harrington
An ambitious congresswoman's personal and professional life is affected when her daughter-in-law, a young widow and new mother becomes addicted to cocaine.
8.
Philadelphia (1993) as Sarah Beckett
A lawyer sues his firm for firing him because he has AIDS.
9.
Mr. And Mrs. Bridge (1990) as India Bridge
Screen adaptation of Connell's two novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge," written in 1958 and 1968, that chronicle 40 years in the lives of a couple and their family in Kansas City, Missouri. Joanne Woodward was named Best Actress of 1990, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala cited for best screenplay, by the N
10.
Glass Menagerie, The (1987) as Amanda Wingfield
11.
The Spencer Tracy Legacy (1987)
Katharine Hepburn pays tribute to one of the screen's most natural actors, Spencer Tracy.
12.
Unknown Chaplin (1986) as Host
A three-part British documentary (1983) about the genius of Charles Chaplin. A cache of Chaplin footage, including rushes, outtakes, and abandoned films, comprises most of the three segments, providing a unique glimpse of the great actor/director at work. Part 1 ("My Happiest Years") covers the peri
13.
Do You Remember Love (1985) as Barbara Wyatt-Hollis
Acclaimed multi-award winning drama bout a vibrant woman stricken with Alzheimer's Disease while in her prime and the devastating effects on her life, on her loving husband, on her aging mother, and on her grown children. Emmy Award-winner as Outstanding Drama, it also won Emmys for Joanne Woodward
14.
Harry & Son (1984) as Lilly
15.
Passions (1984) as Catherine Kennerly
What happens when a wealthy businessman, torn between his loving wife and his spirited young mistress (and with children by both), drops dead, forcing the two women ultimately to confront one another is the thrust of this romantic triangle drama.
16.
Crisis at Central High (1981) as Elizabeth Huckaby
The historic 1957 federal-state controversy over the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, as seen through the eyes of Elizabeth Huckaby, one of the teachers and girls' vice principal. Based on Mrs. Huckaby's journals, this film brought another Emmy Award nomination as Outstan
17.
Shadow Box (1980) as Beverly
The Paul Newman TV adaptation of Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning 1977 play about three terminally-ill patients and how they and their families face the challenge. Newman made his TV directing debut with this film, co-produced by his daughter and starring his wife, and won a
18.
Streets of L.A., The (1979) as Carol Schramm
Joanne Woodward takes on the vigilante role of a female Charles Bronson, embarking on a lone pursuit of three teenaged hoods in the Los Angeles barrio after becoming incensed by their malicious tire-slashing on parked cars, including hers. Initially it was called simply "East L. A." Spanish-language
19.
The End (1978) as Jessica
A dying man enlists a mental patient to help him commit suicide.
20.
Christmas to Remember, A (1978) as Mildred Mccloud
An elderly farm couple take in their city-bred adolescent grandson for the holidays during the darkest days of the Depression, and the old man, embittered by the death of his only son in World War I, gradually opens his heart to the boy as both learn the importance of a giving relationship. Joanne W
21.
See How She Runs (1978) as Betty Quinn
Joanne Woodward won an Emmy Award for her performance as a middle-aged housewife and mother (one of her fictional daughters was played by real-life daughter Lissy Newman) who, after spending a lifetime giving to others, decides to claim a piece for herself and enters the grueling twenty-six-mile Bos
22.
Come Back, Little Sheba (1977) as Lola
The second Olivier "Tribute to American Theatre" brought to television Inge's play about a sensitive man trying to fight alcoholism and understand his loving but inadequate wife who mourns the disappearance of her youth and her little dog, (whom she called "little Sheba"). Originally Robert Mitchum
23.
The Drowning Pool (1975) as Iris Devereaux
A private eye's investigation of an anonymous letter leads to murder.
24.
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973) as Rita Walden
A New York City housewife faces a midlife crisis that forces her to re-consider her way of life.
25.
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972) as Beatrice
A recluse tries to deal with her daughters' growing pains.
26.
All the Way Home (1971) as Mary
A morbid tale of a man's fatal accident and the shattering grief shared by his expectant wife and six-year-old son.
27.
They Might Be Giants (1971) as [Dr. Mildred] Watson
They Might be Giants chronicles the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in modern day New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes (George C. Scott) is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson (Joanne Woodward) is a female psychiatrist fascinated by his case is almost beside the point. Dr. Watson follows Holmes across Manhattan and is, against her better judgement, drawn into the master detective's world of intrigue and danger. This is a sweet, goofy and fairly romantic film that asks the questions "Who's reality is right...and does it really matter?"
28.
WUSA (1970) as Geraldine
Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds his cynical detachment challenged by a lady friend, Geraldine, and by Rainey, a neighbor and troubled idealist who becomes aware of WUSA's sinister, hidden purpose. And when events start spinning out of control, even Rheinhardt finds he must take a stand.
29.
King: A Filmed Record ... Montgomery to Memphis (1970) as
Compilation documentary on Martin Luther King and his movement.
30.
Winning (1969) as Elora
A racecar driver risks his marriage in pursuit of speed and success.
31.
Rachel, Rachel (1968) as Rachel Cameron
A small town teacher tries to overcome her shyness.
32.
A Fine Madness (1966) as Rhoda Shillitoe
A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.
33.
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966) as Mary
A pioneer woman replaces her ailing husband in a poker game after he loses most of their money.
34.
Signpost to Murder (1965) as Molly Thomas
A convicted murderer, who escaped from a mental institution, hides out in the home of a woman whose husband is missing.
35.
A New Kind of Love (1963) as Samantha Blake
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
36.
The Stripper (1963) as Lila Green
Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the shows money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay with her old neighbours, Helen Bard and her teenage son, Kenny. Lila decides to go out and get a regular job and try and live a normal life. All seem well until, Lila and Kenny stop fighting their attraction for one another.
37.
Paris Blues (1961) as Lillian Corning
Two jazz musicians deal with romantic problems in Paris.
38.
From the Terrace (1960) as Mary St. John Eaton
Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top of New York's financial world as his marriage crumbles. At the brink of attaining his career goals, he is forced to choose between business success, married to the beautiful, but unfaithful Mary and starting over with his true love, the much younger Natalie.
39.
The Fugitive Kind (1960) as Carol Cutrere
A drifter ignites passions among the women of a Mississippi town.
40.
The Sound and the Fury (1959) as Quentin Compson
Passions divide a declining Southern family.
41.
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1959) as Grace Bannerman
The arrival of an Army missile base shatters the peaceful life of a suburban town.
42.
The Long, Hot Summer (1958) as Clara Varner
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.
43.
The Big Show (1957) as
44.
No Down Payment (1957) as Leola Boone
The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined. Among the unhappy couples are ne'er-do-well Jerry Flagg and his long-suffering wife Isabelle, flirtatious Leola Boone and her sadistic husband Troy, hard working Herman Kreitzer and his understanding wife Betty, and newlyweds Jean and David Martin.
45.
The Three Faces of Eve (1957) as Eve White/Eve Black/Jane
A psychiatrist tries to help a woman integrate her split personalities.
46.
A Kiss Before Dying (1956) as Dorothy Kingship
A college student tries to get rich quick by wooing two wealthy sisters.
47.
Count Three and Pray (1955) as Lissy
A Westerner turns preacher to overcome his shady past.

Producer (feature film)

48.
Lucky Them (2014)
A rock music journalist is assigned to track down a long lost rock star, who happens to be her ex.
49.
Lucky Them (2014)
A rock music journalist is assigned to track down a long lost rock star, who happens to be her ex.
50.
Shepard & Dark (2013)
An intimate look at the relationship between playwright/actor Sam Shepard and his close friend Johnny Dark as they prepare forty years of their correspondence for publication.
51.
Blind Spot (1993) as Co-Producer
An ambitious congresswoman's personal and professional life is affected when her daughter-in-law, a young widow and new mother becomes addicted to cocaine.

Sound (feature film)

52.
PALE MALE (2002)
In the heart of New York's Central Park, a bold and daring red-tailed hawk has taken up residence. Affectionately known to New Yorkers as Pale Male, the hawk lives and hunts amidst the skyscrapers of Manhattan, attracting the attention of curious onlookers and inspiring devoted fans. As this great p

Misc. Crew (feature film)

53.
PALE MALE (2002)
In the heart of New York's Central Park, a bold and daring red-tailed hawk has taken up residence. Affectionately known to New Yorkers as Pale Male, the hawk lives and hunts amidst the skyscrapers of Manhattan, attracting the attention of curious onlookers and inspiring devoted fans. As this great p

Director (special)

54.
Come Along With Me (1982) as Director
Adapted from an unfinished novel by Shirley Jackson, the film tells the story of Mabel Lederer, an eccentric clairvoyant widow who tries to find happiness by assuming a new identity and moving away to a town that enchants her, in spite of the complaining voice of her deceased husband.

Cast (special)

55.
The John Garfield Story (2003) as Featuring
A TCM original documentary that traces John Garfield's life and career from his humble childhood.
56.
Robert Wagner: Hollywood's Prince Charming (1999) as Interviewee
Chronicles the life of actor Robert Wagner. Includes family photographs, clips and trailers from his work, and interviews with family and friends.
57.
Kennedy Center Honors, The (1997)
Presentation of the 20th annual Kennedy Center Honors.
58.
Renaissance Revisited, A (1996) as Host
Survey of dance segments from the past twenty years of "Dance in America" telecasts.
59.
Rosemary Clooney Golden Anniversary Celebration, The (1995)
Performances and tributes celebrating Rosemary Clooney's 50 years in entertainment. Taped before an audience at the Pleasure Island Jazz Company at Walt Disney World.
60.
Paul Newman: Hollywood's Charming Rebel (1995) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor Paul Newman. Includes film and television clips, newsreels, behind-the-scenes materials, auto-racing shots and interviews.
61.
Gore Vidal's Gore Vidal (1995)
Portrait of author Gore Vidal.
62.
What Is This Thing Called Love? (1993)
Compilation of excerpts from interviews conducted in the past 17 years by Barbara Walters in which well-known personalities discuss their experiences with love, romance relationships and marriage.
63.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1992) as Award Recipient
Broadcast of the fifteenth annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the 1992 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement: actor and dancer Ginger Rogers, jazz vibraphonist Lionel Hampton, actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropo
64.
Miracle on 44th Street: A Portrait of the Actors Studio (1991)
A documentary exploring the history of The Actors Studio, the academy founded in 1947 by Elia Kazan, Robert Lewis, Cheryl Crawford, and Lee Strasburg. The school advanced a naturalistic style of acting based on the work of Russian director and teacher Konstantin Stanislavski, which in the U.S. has a
65.
Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (1990) as Interviewee
A documentary about one of the founding members of the Group Theater and one of the American theater's best-known teachers of actors, Sanford Meisner.
66.
Broadway Dreamers: The Legacy of the Group Theatre (1989) as Host
A program profiling the Group Theatre, a theatrical company which introduced "method" acting and was founded in the 1930s in New York. Surviving members of the group are interviewed and archival footage of excerpts from plays originally produced by The Group Theatre is shown.
67.
Turandot (1988) as Host
A performance of Puccini's last opera, which tells the story of a beautiful princess in ancient China who demands that her suitors solve three riddles or face death for failing.
68.
Joan Sutherland Anniversary Gala, The (1987) as Host ("Live From The Met")
The telecast celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of Dame Joan Sutherland's debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1962. Scenes from "Lucia di Lammermoor," Act III of "Rigoletto," and Act III of "La Traviata" are performed with full sets and costumes. Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti are the leading
69.
Dialogues of the Carmelites (1987) as Host
Francis Poulenc's 1957 opera about a community of Carmelite nuns who face the guillotine during the French Revolution is telecast from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City in a taped performance recorded on April 4, 1987. The opera is sung in a translation from the original French text, whi
70.
Carmen (1987) as Host ("Live From The Met")
A performance of Bizet's opera about a love triangle between a naive young officer, an aging toreador, and the bewitching gypsy temptress whom they both love.
71.
Long Night of Lady Day, The (1986) as Host
The film depicts the sad life of the great jazz singer, Billie Holiday, a life engraved with personal tragedy and ultimately shortened by drug use. Her story and career are portrayed through rare archival film and television appearances, memorable renditions of her greatest songs, and interviews wit
72.
Philip Johnson: A Self Portrait (1986) as Host
A film portrait of famed architect and architecture historian, Philip Johnson.
73.
Lohengrin (1986) as Host
Wagner's opera of medieval Antwerp, and the mysterious knight of the Holy Grail, Lohengrin. The knight, led by a swan, comes to Antwerp to save the innocent Elsa from the evil grasp of the sorceress Ortrud. Ortrud makes Elsa suspicious of her future husband, who finally crushes the evil forces. But
74.
Fledermaus, Die (1986) as Host ("Live At The Met")
Johann Strauss's beloved operetta of old Vienna, involving mistaken identity, revenge, and romantic mix-ups, telecast live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in a gala New Year's Eve performance.
75.
Katherine Anne Porter: The Eye of Memory (1986) as Host
A psychological study of the writer, Katherine Anne Porter. The film uses dramatizations of three of Porter's early short stories containing the character of Miranda, a six-year-old, considered by many to be Porter's alter ego, who reveals much about the author's life.
76.
Nozze di Figaro, Le (1986) as Host
Mozart's comic masterpiece about the valet Figaro who must defend the honor of his bride-to-be against his master, the lecherous Count Almaviva. The performance was videotaped at the Metropolitan Opera House on December 14, 1985.
77.
Born America: A March of Dimes Television Event (1986)
Originating live from Los Angeles, the 21-hour national telecast features top celebrities and entertainers in a tribute to the original thirteen states and their enduring contributions to America. Within that framework, the telethon explores nearly 50 years of achievement by the March of Dimes and w
78.
Private Conversations: The Making of the Television Adaptation of "Death of a Salesman" With Dustin Hoffman (1985) as Host
Takes a candid and intimate look at the hectic 23-day filming of director Volker Schlondorff's television adaptation of Arthur Miller's celebrated play. The collaboration of cast and director is depicted in frank and heated analyses of the the daily rushes, sets, lighting, and performances.
79.
Candida (1983) as Candida Morell
An adaptation for television of Bernard Shaw's play. The story of Candida, a clever woman caught in a comic love triangle between her macho husband and the romance of a fanciful young poet.
80.
Georgia O'Keeffe (1977) as Host ("American Masters")
A film portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe on the occasion of the artist's ninetieth birthday. The program shows the painter at her home in New Mexico, and at a retrospective of her art at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Featured are rare home movies of the artist and her late husband, the celeb
81.
Little Women (1976) as Margaret "Marmee" March
An unusual ballet adaptation of the novel by Louisa May Alcott about New England family life in the 1860s.
82.
John Denver Special, The (1976)
An hour of music with singer/songwriter John Denver and friends.

Writer (special)

83.
Come Along With Me (1982) as Writer
Adapted from an unfinished novel by Shirley Jackson, the film tells the story of Mabel Lederer, an eccentric clairvoyant widow who tries to find happiness by assuming a new identity and moving away to a town that enchants her, in spite of the complaining voice of her deceased husband.

Producer (special)

84.
Our Town (2003) as Artistic Director (Westport Country Playhouse)
In Thornton Wilder's classic play, recently deceased wife and mother Emily Webb is allowed to relive her happiest day only to find that the living don't appreciate the gift of life nearly as much as the dearly departed.
85.
Our Town (2003) as Executive Producer
In Thornton Wilder's classic play, recently deceased wife and mother Emily Webb is allowed to relive her happiest day only to find that the living don't appreciate the gift of life nearly as much as the dearly departed.
86.
Broadway Dreamers: The Legacy of the Group Theatre (1989) as Producer
A program profiling the Group Theatre, a theatrical company which introduced "method" acting and was founded in the 1930s in New York. Surviving members of the group are interviewed and archival footage of excerpts from plays originally produced by The Group Theatre is shown.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

87.
Empire Falls (2005)
Miles Roby is the proprieter of the local diner, Empire Grill, where everyone gathers in the once prosperous mill town of Empire Falls. Divorced with a teenage daughter, Miles comes to a crossroads in his life where the past of this sleepy, New England town catches up with the present to make clear
88.
Sybil (1976) as Dr Cornelia Wilbur
When Sybil, a shy elementary school teacher, suffers a nervous breakdown, psychologist Dr. Wilbur Sybil instantly knows that it is connected to a deeper issue. Over the course of Sybil's therapy, details of an abusive childhood unfold as a great number of distinct personalities, all residing within

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