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 Geraldine Fitzgerald

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Geraldine Fitzgerald Famous memorial

Birth
Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland
Death
17 Jul 2005 (aged 91)
Manhattan, 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

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 April 1971 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.

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 April 1971 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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