She acted in Paul Zindel's play, "And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Julie Harris in the cast.
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[about her Oscar-winning role in A Streetcar Named Desire
(1951)] It was not at all certain I would do the movie. As a matter of fact, I had to test for it twice. First, I did a film test in New York with Elia Kazan
. Then I got a call telling me to come to California for another test. They weren't happy with my hair. Vivien Leigh
was going to wear a blonde wig, and for some reason they wanted me ...
Was the 36th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for A Streetcar Named Desire
(1951) at The 24th Academy Awards on March 20, 1952.