Won 1 Oscar.
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... Amelia Whitley
/ Mrs. Evans (segment "The Sins of the Fathers")
/ Frances Turchin (segment "Stop Killing Me")
the Woman Alcoholic
Agnes of God. Drama. Written by John Pielmeier
[earliest Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Eugene Lee. Costume Design by Carrie Robbins. Lighting Design by Roger Morgan. Hair Design by Lyn Quiyou. Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg
. Music Box Theatre: 30 Mar 1982- 4 Sep 1983 (599 performances + 12 previews that began on 19 Mar ...
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.
In 1960, she was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Actress for her role in "Sweet Bird of Youth." She lost to Anne Bancroft
for "The Miracle Worker." In 1962, she received an Oscar nomination for Sweet Bird of Youth
(1962) but lost to Bancroft for the film version of The Miracle Worker
(1962). In 1982 she originated the role of Mother Superior in "Agnes of God" but was passed over Agnes of God