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Gertrude le Forte
(9/18/57) Radio: Appeared in a "Family Theater" production of "T. Smith and Wife" with Dana Andrews
(host) and starring Bing Crosby
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 I never formally retired. That would have been presumptuous. But an awful lot of the girls my age soldiered on in bad vehicles. I'd do a TV half hour drama every year just to keep my hand in it. But I couldn't run around with an axe in my hand like Bette [Bette Davis
] and Joan [Joan Crawford
] did to keep things going. The difference was I had a family and they didn't have one - only the ...
After being nominated 5 times for the Best Actress Oscar and never winning, it was hoped by many that she would receive an honorary award after her retirement but the Academy (for reasons best known to itself) failed to present one.
First Lady of Hollywood