Geraldine Fitzgerald

Geraldine Fitzgerald

Birth
Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland
Death 17 Jul 2005 (aged 91)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Chestnut Hill, Section 111 Lot 12461 (Scheftel family plot)
Memorial ID 11383726 · View Source
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Actress. Her role in the 1939 motion picture "Wuthering Heights", earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She also appeared in films such as "Dark Victory" (1939), "Wilson" (1944), "Three Strangers" (1946), "Harry and Tonto" (1974) and "Arthur" (1981). In the theatre, she played 'Goneril' in "King Lear" (1956), 'Gertrude' in "Hamlet" at Stratford, Connecticut, in 1958, and 'Juno' in "Juno and the Paycock" at the Long Wharf Theatre at New Haven, Connecticut in 1973. In 1975, she won acclaim for her role of 'Mary Tyrone' in "Long Day's Journey into Night", playing opposite actor Robert Ryan. In 1969, she founded the Everyman Street Theatre Company to take drama out to the most depressed sections of New York City, New York. She also started a career as a singer and toured with a cabaret act, "Street Songs", during the 1980s in which she sang a wide range of songs from the Beatles to Edith Piaf. She was the mother of director Michael Lindsay-Hogg.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 18 Jul 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11383726
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Geraldine Fitzgerald (24 Nov 1913–17 Jul 2005), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11383726, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .