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Shirley Booth (I) (1898–1992)


Character actress Shirley Booth could play everything in all facets of show business, whether it was a smart-mouthed cashier on radio's "Duffy's Tavern", the sassy maid on TV's Hazel (1961) or the pathetic woman in Come Back, Little Sheba (1952). For those who only know her through her sitcom, it might be hard to believe she was a seasoned ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1974 The Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie)
Mrs. Santa (voice)
 1973 A Touch of Grace (TV Series)
Grace Simpson
- The Engagement (1973) ... Grace Simpson
- The Accident (1973) ... Grace Simpson
- The Commercial (1973) ... Grace Simpson
- The Reunion (1973) ... Grace Simpson
- The Lodge (1973) ... Grace Simpson
 1969 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Madame Tibaldi
- Medium Well Done (1969) ... Madame Tibaldi
 1968 The Smugglers (TV Movie)
Mrs. Hudson
 1967 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Heloise Michaud
- Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night (1967) ... Heloise Michaud
 1954-1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Jenny Libbert
- The Haven (1961)
- Welcome Home (1954) ... Jenny Libbert
 1958 Hot Spell
Alma Duval
 1954 About Mrs. Leslie
Mrs. Vivien Leslie
 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Shirley Booth
 1949 Strawhat Cinderella (Short)
Shirley Booth
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Hay Fever," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Geoffrey Lumb in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Burt Lancaster advised me against doing Hazel (1961). "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! See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 14 actresses to have won the Triple Crown of Acting (an Oscar, Emmy and Tony); the others in chronological order are Helen Hayes, Ingrid Bergman, Liza Minnelli, Rita Moreno, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Audrey Hepburn, Anne Bancroft, Vanessa Redgrave, Maggie Smith, Ellen Burstyn, Helen Mirren and Frances McDormand. See more »

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Virgo

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