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Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward was born on February 27, 1930, in Thomasville, Georgia, to Wade Woodward and Elinor Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward in a modest household. Her one older brother, Wade Jr., who was the favorite of her father, eventually became an architect. Elinor Woodward was a quite a movie buff and enjoyed going to picture shows ... See full bio »
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 2005 Empire Falls (TV Movie)
Francine Whiting
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Anne Martin
 1994 Breathing Lessons (TV Movie)
Maggie Moran
 1993 Blind Spot (TV Movie)
Nell Harrington
 1993 Foreign Affairs (TV Movie)
Vinnie Miner
 1985 Do You Remember Love (TV Movie)
Barbara Wyatt-Hollis
 1984 Passions (TV Movie)
Catherine Kennerly
 1982/I Candida (TV Movie)
Candida
 1981 Crisis at Central High (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Huckaby
 1980 The Shadow Box (TV Movie)
Beverly
 1979 The Streets of L.A. (TV Movie)
Carol Schramm
 1978 A Christmas to Remember (TV Movie)
Mildred McCloud
 1978 See How She Runs (TV Movie)
Betty Quinn
 1976 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
Marmee March
- Little Women (1976) ... Marmee March
 1976 The John Denver Special (TV Movie)
 1976 Sybil (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Cornelia Wilbur
 1976 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Midge Gibson
- Episode #9.21 (1976) ... Midge Gibson
 1971 All the Way Home (TV Movie)
Mary Follet
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Louise Darling
- The 80 Yard Run (1958) ... Louise Darling
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Katherine
- Savage Portrait (1956) ... Katherine
 1954-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Christiana / Daisy / Lisa
- A Man's World (1956) ... Christiana
- Family Protection (1956) ... Daisy
- Stir Mugs (1954) ... Lisa
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Margaret Spencer
- The Girl in Chapter One (1956) ... Margaret Spencer
 1955-1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Starfish (1956)
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Beth Paine
- Momentum (1956) ... Beth Paine
 1954-1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Ann Benton / Terry Thomas / Victoria Lee 'Vicki' Hallock
- Watch the Sunset (1956) ... Ann Benton (as Joanne Woodard)
- Full Circle (1955) ... Terry Thomas
- Interlude (1954) ... Victoria Lee 'Vicki' Hallock
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Rocky
- White Gloves (1955) ... Rocky
 1954-1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
- Cynara (1955)
- Unequal Contest (1954)
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Jill Andrews
- Dark Stranger (1955) ... Jill Andrews
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1952-1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Elsie / Penny
- Homecoming (1954) ... Elsie
- Penny (1952) ... Penny
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Jenny Townsend
- Five Star Final (1954) ... Jenny Townsend
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Nancy
- High Man (1954) ... Nancy
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
June Ledbetter
- Segment (1954) ... June Ledbetter
 1954 The Web (TV Series)
- Welcome Home (1954)
 1953-1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Emily / Arabella Cookenboo
- The Dancers (1954) ... Emily
- A Young Lady of Property (1953) ... Arabella Cookenboo
 1954 Danger (TV Series)
- In Line of Duty (1954)
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Pat
- The Bitter Storm (1952) ... Pat
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Mavis") in "Baby Want a Kiss" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by James Costigan. Scenic Design by Peter Harvey. Costume Design by Peter Harvey. Lighting Design by David Hays. Little Theatre: 19 Apr 1964-22 Aug 1964 (148 performances + 16 previews that began on 6 Apr 1964). Cast: James Costigan (as "Edward"), Paul ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joanne Woodard

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her Best Actress nomination for Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)] "I remember when I first won the Academy Award, and how much I loved it. I just wish there was an award around that you could really believe in again". See more »

Trivia:

Born at 4:00am EST. See more »

Trademark:

Known for playing mentally or emotionally disturbed women

Nickname:

Joey

Star Sign:

Pisces

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