Edith Holm “Gale” Sondergaard

Edith Holm “Gale” Sondergaard

Original Name Edith Holm
Litchfield, Meeker County, Minnesota, USA
Death 14 Aug 1985 (aged 86)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Memorial ID 6629059 · View Source
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Actress. Began her acting career on stage, and made her film debut in "Anthony Adverse" at the age of 36. In the early 1950s she saw her career ruined by anti-communist hysteria of the McCarthy era. She and her husband, writer Herbert Biberman was blacklisted. She did not return to the movies until 1969 in "Slaves," directed by her husband. Her last film was "Echoes" (1983).

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  • Added: 23 Jul 2002
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Holm “Gale” Sondergaard (15 Feb 1899–14 Aug 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6629059, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.