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The Actress (1953)

09/25/1953 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 30m

There's hope and heart-ache in the adventures of a stage-struck daughter!


The true story of Ruth Gordon's early struggles on the road to stage stardom.

  1. George Cukor


  2. Ruth Gordon


Top Billed Cast

  1. Spencer Tracy

    Spencer Tracy

    Clinton Jones

  2. Jean Simmons

    Jean Simmons

    Ruth Gordon Jones

  3. Teresa Wright

    Teresa Wright

    Annie Jones

  4. Anthony Perkins

    Anthony Perkins

    Fred Whitmarsh

  5. Ian Wolfe

    Ian Wolfe

    Mr. Bagley

  6. Kay Williams

    Kay Williams

    Hazel Dawn

  7. Mary Wickes

    Mary Wickes

    Emma Glavey

  8. Norma Jean Nilsson

    Norma Jean Nilsson


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The Actress
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Status Released

Original Language English

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