Appeared (as "Stella") in the original Broadway production of Tennessee Williams
' "A Streetcar Named Desire". NOTE: She won the Critics Circle and Donaldson awards
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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 ...
Joined a repertory group called "Theatre of Fifteen." It disbanded in 1942 when WWII took away most of its male members.