2 wins & 1 nomination.
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Nurse Betty Jo
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on her role as Momma in Throw Momma from the Train
(1987)] My own mother was ill late in her life and became irritable and impatient. She was very demanding and I found some elements in her for Momma. But I've never known anyone as rude and awful as Momma Lift. So I made her a composite of some of the traits I saw in women when I was younger and used to people-watch in Grand Central and ...
Daughter of a successful insurance executive and his wife who was a descendant of the Pilgrims, she attended exclusive schools in Connecticut and made her debut the same season as Jacqueline Bouvier, the future Mrs. John F. Kennedy