Geraldine Page

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Geraldine Sue Page
  • Birth Place: Kirksville, MO
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/22/1924, Scorpio
  • Date of Death: 06/13/1987
  • Profession: Actor
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Geraldine Page Fast Facts:
  • Dubbed the First Lady of American Theater.
  • Appeared as Alma in the 1952 revival of Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke, a production that was instrumental in the birth of the off-Broadway movement in New York Theater.
  • Turned down the role of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
  • Taught acting at the Actors Studio and Pelican Theater in New York.
  • Nominated a record seven times for an Academy Award before winning on her eighth nomination for The Trip to Bountiful.
  • F. Murray Abraham stated, "I consider this woman to be the greatest actress in the English language" upon reading her name as the winner.
  • Cofounded the Mirror Repertory Company; its aim is to preserve the art of repertory.
  • Geraldine Page Relationships:
  • Rip Torn - Husband
  • Angelica Page - Daughter
  • Tony Torn - Son
  • Alexander Schneider - Ex-husband
  • Jon Torn - Son
  • Geraldine Page Awards:
  • 1961 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1963 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1965 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1979 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1962 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1959 Emmy: Best Single Performance by an Actress - Nominee
  • 1962 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1984 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1978 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1969 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1960 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1962 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
  • 1953 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1967 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1967 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama - Winner
  • 1964 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1978 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Winner
  • 1987 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 1966 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1972 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1985 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1982 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 1975 Tony: Actress, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic) - Nominee

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