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If not for [husband] Guthrie [McClintic], I think I would have continued just drifting. He wanted to be an actor and my career was a sublimation of his desire, because he could pour his talents through me and that was a great advantage to me. I continued in the theater buoyed up mostly by his enthusiasm for it. He was one of those people who fascinated you always. You were never bored; sometimes ...
Won Broadway's 1948 Tony Award as Best Actress (Dramatic) for a revival of Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" - an award shared with Judith Anderson
for "Medea" and Jessica Tandy
for "A Streetcar Named Desire".