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 Edith Holm “Gale” Sondergaard

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Edith Holm “Gale” Sondergaard Famous memorial

Original Name Edith Holm
Birth
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

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 were 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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