She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Lewis Casson, Jack Hawkins, Nicholas Hannen, Cathleen Nesbit, Fay Compton, Harcourt Williams, Andrew Cruickshank, Alan MacNaughton, Robert Harris, Stephen Haggard, John McCallum, and James Donald in the cast. Lewis...
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Anything in your life that can parallel something in the life of a character that you're playing is of great value because you can really feel all of those things and know what it would be like.
Was originally cast as Aunt Trina in I Remember Mama
(1948) but later dropped out in order to pursue A Woman's Vengeance
(1948). As a result Ellen Corby
, who went on to receive a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.