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George Arliss the first British actor to win an Academy Award

  George Arliss (April 10, 1868 – February 5, 1946) was an English actor, author, playwright and filmmaker who found success in the United States. George Arliss won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role … Continue reading

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Donna Reed

Donna Reed (January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film and television actress. Reed was awarded the 1953 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Lorene in the war drama “From Here to Eternity”. Reed … Continue reading

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Ruth Gordon

Ruth Gordon Jones (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985), better known as Ruth Gordon, was an American actress and writer. Gordon won an Academy Award, an Emmy and two Golden Globe awards for her acting, as well as three … Continue reading

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Claire Trevor the “Queen Of Film Noir”

Claire Trevor (March 8, 1910 – April 8, 2000) American actress was nicknamed the “Queen of Film Noir” because of her many appearances in “bad girl” roles in film noir. Trevor appeared in over 60 films including such hits as … Continue reading

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Academy Award Winners for Best Actress from Yesteryear

  Best Actress Academy Award Winners From Yesteryear Mary Pickford for “Coquette” (1929) Olivia De Havilland for “The Heiress” (1949) Audrey Hepburn for “Roman Holiday” (1955) Grace Kelly for “The Country Girl (1954)

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