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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Teresa Wright (October 27, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was an American actress. Her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination came in 1941 for her debut work in The Little Foxes. She received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1942 for her performance in Mrs. Miniver. That same year, she received an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination for her performance in Pride of the Yankees opposite Gary Cooper. She is also known for her performances in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt (1943) and William Wyler's The Best Years of Our Lives (1946).

Wright received three Emmy Award nominations for her performances in the Playhouse 90 original television version of The Miracle Worker (1957), in the Breck Sunday Showcase feature The Margaret Bourke-White Story, and in the CBS drama series Dolphin Cove (1989). She earned the acclaim of top film directors, including William Wyler, who called her the most promising actress he had directed, and Alfred Hitchcock, who admired her thorough preparation and quiet professionalism.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Teresa Wright (October 27, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was an American actress. Her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination came in 1941 for her debut work in The Little Foxes. She received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1942 for her performance in Mrs. Miniver. That same year, she received an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination for her performance in Pride of the Yankees opposite Gary Cooper. She is also known for her performances in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt (1943) and William Wyler's The Best Years of Our Lives (1946).

Wright received three Emmy Award nominations for her performances in the Playhouse 90 original television version of The Miracle Worker (1957), in the Breck Sunday Showcase feature The Margaret Bourke-White Story, and in the CBS drama series Dolphin Cove (1989). She earned the acclaim of top film directors, including William Wyler, who called her the most promising actress he had directed, and Alfred Hitchcock, who admired her thorough preparation and quiet professionalism.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1918-10-27

Day of Death 2005-03-06

Place of Birth Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Muriel Teresa Wright

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2000 Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film
1997 The Rainmaker as Colleen 'Miss Birdie' Birdsong
1991 Hollywood Remembers: Myrna Loy - So Nice to Come Home to as (archive footage)
1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception as Helene Berman
1988 The Good Mother as Grandmother
1984 Murder, She Wrote(1 episode)
1980 Somewhere in Time as Laura Roberts
1977 Roseland as May
1976 Flood! as Alice Cutler
1974 The Elevator as Edith Reynolds
1972 Crawlspace as Alice Graves
1969 The Happy Ending as Mrs. Spencer
1969 Hail, Hero! as Santha Dixon
1968 Lancer(1 episode)
1966 CBS Playhouse(1 episode)
1959 Adventures in Paradise(1 episode)
1958 The Restless Years as Elizabeth Grant
1957 Escapade In Japan as Mary Saunders
1957 The Edge of Innocence as Carol Morton
1956 The Search for Bridey Murphy as Ruth Simmons
1956 No. 5 Checked Out
1955 The Miracle on 34th Street as Doris Walker
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour(2 episodes)
1954 Track of the Cat as Grace Bridges
1954 Climax!(3 episodes)
1953 The Actress as Annie Jones
1953 Letter to Loretta(1 episode)
1953 Count the Hours as Ellen Braden
1953 The Academy Awards(5 episodes)
1953 General Electric Theater(1 episode)
1952 The Steel Trap as Laurie Osborne
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1952 California Conquest as Julie Lawrence
1952 Something to Live For as Edna Miller
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(3 episodes)
1950 Lux Video Theatre(3 episodes)
1950 The Men as Elly Wilosek
1950 The Capture as Ellen Tevlin Vanner
1950 Your Show of Shows(1 episode)
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents(1 episode)
1948 Enchantment as Lark Ingoldsby
1947 The Trouble with Women as Kate Farrell
1947 The Imperfect Lady as Millicent Hopkins
1947 Pursued as Thor
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives as Peggy Stephenson
1944 Casanova Brown as Isabel Drury
1943 Shadow of a Doubt as Charlotte 'Charlie' Newton
1942 The Pride of the Yankees as Eleanor Twitchell
1942 Mrs. Miniver as Carol Beldon
1941 The Little Foxes as Alexandra Giddens

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