Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
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Sylvia: West (Karoki, Kay, Carlyle)
Appeared (as "Virginia Karger") in "Come on Strong" on Broadway. Written / directed by Garson Kanin
. Title song by Sammy Cahn
and Jimmy Van Heusen
. Morosco Theatre: 4 Oct 1962-3 Nov 1962 (36 performances + 2 previews that began on 3 Oct 1962). Cast: Van Johnson
(as "Herbert H. Lundquist"), Chad Block (as "Calvin C. Lundquist, ...
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Did You Know?
The big one I missed out on was 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.' MGM wanted me for it, and Warner Bros. wouldn't give me permission to do it.
Though it may only be studio hype, in 1964 an African Masai chieftain reportedly was so fascinated by Baker that he offered 150 cows, 200 goats and sheep, and $750 for her while she was on location in Kenya for Mister Moses