Appeared (as "Nora Charles") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "After the Thin Man".
2 Biographical Movies |
5 Print Biographies |
11 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
9 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on her "Perfect Wife" label, based on her work in The Best Years of Our Lives
(1946)] It was a role no one could live up to, really. No telling where my career would have gone if they hadn't hung that title on me. Labels limit you, because they limit your possibilities. But that's how they think in Hollywood.
Her final public appearance was in 1991 when she received her lifetime achievement award during The 63rd Annual Academy Awards
(1991). She was unable to travel to Hollywood to accept the award in person, so the Academy arranged a live satellite link to her Manhattan apartment. Anjelica Huston
introduced the film tribute presentation to her, which started with clips from The Best Years of Our Lives
Early in her career, often played sexy, unpredictable party girls