15 July 2012 2:39 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Holm was perhaps best known for her Oscar-winning performance in Elia Kazan's Gentleman's Agreement, but her decades-long career also included stops on Broadway — where she played Ado Annie in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! — as well as several stints on television, including a gig on Fantasy Island. "We live by encouragement," she once said, "and die without it — slowly, sadly and angrily." On the other hand, she was described as a "firecracker" well into her nineties, so hopefully she proved herself wrong. »

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