Won 1 Oscar.
Another 15 wins & 17 nominations.
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... Amelia Whitley
/ Mrs. Evans (segment "The Sins of the Fathers")
/ Frances Turchin (segment "Stop Killing Me")
the Woman Alcoholic
Appeared in numerous theater productions both in New York and in regional theater. She appeared in several Broadway productions receiving three Tony Award nominations as Best Leading Actress in a Play: Sweet Bird of Youth (1960), Agnes of God (1982) and Blithe Spirit (1987)
1 Portrayal |
1 Pictorial |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
I didn't want to be a Hollywood actress who every so often does a Broadway play. I wanted to be a Broadway actress who every so often does a movie.
At the time of her death she had been ill with kidney disease and high blood pressure.
First Lady of the American Theater