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Beatrice Straight
Birth: Aug. 2, 1914
Old Westbury
Nassau County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 2001
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. In her long career, she actually did little work in films, preferring to perform on the stage or on television. She debuted on Broadway in the 1935 and was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Tony Award for her performance in "The Crucible" (1953). She made her big screen debut in "Patterns" (1956) following by "The Nun's Story" (1959). In 1976, she won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her performance as Louise Schumacher in the film "Network". Her film credits included "Bloodline" (1979), "The Formula" (1980) and "Endless Love" (1981). Among her many television credits are "Studio One", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Route 66", "Hallmark Hall of Fame", "Wonder Woman", "King's Crossing" and "St. Elsewhere". (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Peter W. Cookson (1913 - 1990)

Cause of death: Pneumonia
 
Burial:
William Henry Lee Memorial Cemetery
New Marlborough
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22235
Beatrice Straight
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Beatrice Straight
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