Understudy in William Inge
's "Picnic" on Broadway. Directed by Joshua Logan
. Music Box Theatre, 477 performances from Feb 19, 1953 to Apr 10, 1954.
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[on her Rachel, Rachel
(1968) director and husband Paul Newman
being snubbed in the Best Director category by the Academy Awards in 1969] "How do you figure it? He even won the New York Film Critics award that year for it, but didn't get in as one of the five Oscar nominees. I was really hurt about that. And I have to admit that I still don't think the awards mean what they say they mean. The ...
When she was 9 years old, Joanne traveled with her mother to Atlanta for the premiere of Gone with the Wind
(1939). During the parade, she leapt into a limousine carrying Laurence Olivier
and sat in his lap as she had a crush on him after seeing Wuthering Heights
(1939). Years later when the two were working on Come Back, Little Sheba
(1977), Olivier claimed to remember the incident vividly.
Known for playing mentally or emotionally disturbed women