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Celeste Holm Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Was the first to portray Ado Annie in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma! in its original stage production in 1943
  • Made her screen debut in the 1946 musical Three Little Girls in Blue
  • Winner of the 1968 Sarah Siddons Award for excellence in Chicago theater
  • The award was presented by the Sarah Siddons Society, a non-profit organization inspired by the fictitious society in Holm's 1950 film All About Eve
  • Was knighted by King Olav of Norway in 1979
  • Appeared alongside then-husband Wesley Addy on the ABC soap opera Loving

Awards

  • 1979Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Special: nominated
  • 1950Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1948Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: winner

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