Judy Holliday

Entertainment

ABOUT

Judy Holliday (June 21, 1921 – June 7, 1965) was an American actress, comedian, and singer. She began her career as part of a nightclub act before working in Broadway plays and musicals. Her success in the 1946 stage production of Born Yesterday as "Billie Dawn" led to her being cast in the 1950 film version for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. She appeared regularly in films during the 1950s. She was noted for her performance on Broadway in the musical Bells Are Ringing, winning a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical and reprising her role in the 1960 film. In 1952, Holliday was called to testify before the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee to answer claims she was associated with communism.

Share this:


Source: Wikipedia // License: Creative Commons ShareAlike // Image source: Public domain

Sex

female

Date Of Birth

21.06.1921

Age

43

Date Of Death

07.06.1965

Cause Of Death

Cancer

Links



This page is incorrect?

This page was automatically generated by a computer, mistakes may happen. Just click report or this link and we will try our best to correct this issue.
If you are the copyright holder of this image and the attribution is incorrect or you want it removed, contact us using our contact form.