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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 9, 1972|
|Born:||October 18, 1902||Cause of Death:||coronary attack|
|Birth Place:||Bainbridge, Georgia, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Debut as chorus girl in "The Music Box Revue"
Switched to acting
Signed with Paramount
Made film acting debut in a leading role in Paramount's "Fast and Loose"
Was affiliated with Samuel Goldwyn Productions for a number of films in the mid-1930s
Received Best Actress Oscar nomination for her portrayal of "Becky Sharp"
First film with director William Wyler, "These Three"
Joined Warner Bros.; made a film opposite rival Bette Davis, "The Old Maid"
Last film for six years, "Old Acquaintance", opposite Davis
Worked primarily on the stage during the 1940s, playing leading roles on Broadway, off-Broadway and on tour
Returned to film to play her first supporting role, in William Wyler's "The Heiress"
Last film with Wyler, "The Children's Hour", a remake of "These Three"
Last film, "The Chase"
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