Thelma Ritter


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thelma ritter
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/14/1905, Aquarius
  • Date of Death: 02/05/1969
  • Profession: Actor
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Wednesday Review: Mob City, Kristie, Arrow's Flash-y Newbie

A deluxe if derivative wallow in crime awaits viewers of TNT's Mob City (Wednesday, 9/8c) a six-hour primer in film noir attitude from The Walking Dead's Frank Darabont that's as sleek as the brilliantine in "fixer" Milo Ventimiglia's impeccably styled hair. Saturated in neon hues and evocative shadows, this limited-run series (airing in two-hour blocks over three Wednesdays) is gorgeous to behold even when it lays on the noir trappings awfully thick.

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VIDEO: The Babysitter

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The Babysitter
Paid | iTunes
Length: 24:42
Aired: 5/6/1956

Academy Award nominee Thelma Ritter is Lottie, a talkative babysitter who becomes a local gossip superstar when she baby-sits for a woman the night she is murdered. The victim is Mrs. Nash, a recently separated mother who has started dating a man with a prison record. Lottie is all set to testify about how unsavory Mrs. Nash's boyfriend was and how wonderful and charming the poor Mr. Nash is when Lottie is suddenly surprised by a strange twist of events. watch

VIDEO: The Baby Sitter

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The Baby Sitter
Free | Xfinity
Length: 24:46
Aired: 5/6/1956

A chatty babysitter becomes the center of a domestic squabble that ends in murder. watch


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Year Title Description
1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good? Movie, Actor - Mrs. Schwartz
1967 The Incident Movie, Actor - Bertha Beckerman
1965 Boeing Boeing Movie, Actor - Bertha
1963 A New Kind Of Love Movie, Actor - Lena O'Connor
1963 Move Over, Darling Movie, Actor - Grace Arden

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I'm just curious which actors ...

Question: I'm just curious which actors have been nominated the most times for Oscars without winning.Answer: Peter O'Toole has been nominated for a total of seven best-actor Oscars — starting with Lawrence of Arabia in 1962 and most recently for My Favorite Year (1982) — and never won once. Among the ladies, Deborah Kerr received six best-actress nominations throughout her long and distinguished career, including nods for The King and I (1956) and From Here to Eternity (1953), but never went home with an Oscar. In the supporting categories, legendary character actress read more

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