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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5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[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".
Maternal granddaughter of John (August 28, 1858-December 1, 1934) and Nancy (née Porcher) Gignilliat (February 25, 1862-May 15, 1946). Her grandfather was born and raised in Georgia, while her grandmother was born and raised in South Carolina.
Known for playing mentally or emotionally disturbed women