(1925- 1970). Active on Broadway
in the following productions:
2 Print Biographies
2 Magazine Cover Photos
5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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advised me against doing
. "Don't do television," he warned. "It'll ruin you! Burt is a doll and a heck of an actor, but I'm glad I didn't follow his advice. Everybody under 40 knows me better from "Hazel", not from my movies!
Won three Tony Awards: in 1949, as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Goodbye, My Fancy;" in 1950, as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "Come Back, Little Sheba," a role she recreated in an Oscar-winning performance in the film version of the same name,
Come Back, Little Sheba
; and in 1953, as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "Time of the Cuckoo."