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During her long Hollywood career, Grahame appeared in more than 30 films, usually in supporting roles. She won a Best Supporting Actress UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for her role in ''The Bad and the Beautiful'', and was also noted for her appearances in such films as ''It's a Wonderful Life'' and ''The Big Heat''.

Grahame's career waned in the late 1950s, as she devoted herself to raising her children. In the 1970s she made occasional appearances in films, and also played parts on television and the stage, including a role in ''Theatre/TheManWhoCameToDinner'' in 1977.

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During her long Hollywood career, Grahame appeared in more than 30 films, usually in supporting roles. She won a Best Supporting Actress UsefulNotes/AcademyAward was nominated for UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for her role performances in ''Crossfire'' and ''The Bad and the Beautiful'', winning for the latter, and was also noted for her appearances in such films as ''It's a Wonderful Life'' and ''The Big Heat''.

Grahame's film career waned declined in the late 1950s, as she devoted herself to raising her children. In the 1970s '70s she made occasional appearances in films, and also played parts on television and the stage, including a role in ''Theatre/TheManWhoCameToDinner'' in 1977.



!!Selected Filmography:
* ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' (1946)
* ''Film/{{Crossfire}}'' (1947)
* ''[[Film/TheThinMan Song of the Thin Man]]'' (1947)
* ''Film/InALonelyPlace'' (1950)
* ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful'' (1952)
* ''Film/TheGreatestShowOnEarth'' (1952)
* ''Film/TheBigHeat'' (1953)
* ''Film/HumanDesire'' (1954)
* ''Film/TheCobweb'' (1955)
* ''Theatre/{{Oklahoma}}'' (1955)
* ''Film/TheManWhoNeverWas'' (1956)
* ''Film/OddsAgainstTomorrow'' (1959)
* ''Film/ChillyScenesOfWinter'' (1979)

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!!Selected Filmography:
!!Film roles on this wiki:
* ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' (1946)
(1946) as Violet Bick
* ''Film/{{Crossfire}}'' (1947)
(1947) as Ginny Tremaine
* ''[[Film/TheThinMan Song of the Thin Man]]'' (1947)
(1947) as Fran Ledue Page
* ''Film/InALonelyPlace'' (1950)
* ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful'' (1952)
(1950) as Laurel Gray
* ''Film/TheGreatestShowOnEarth'' (1952)
(1952) as Angel
* ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful'' (1952) as Rosemary Bartlow
* ''Film/TheBigHeat'' (1953)
(1953) as Debby Marsh
* ''Film/HumanDesire'' (1954)
(1954) as Vicki Buckley
* ''Film/TheCobweb'' (1955)
(1955) as Karen [=McIver=]
* ''Theatre/{{Oklahoma}}'' (1955)
(1955) as Ado Annie Carnes
* ''Film/TheManWhoNeverWas'' (1956)
(1956) as Lucy Sherwood
* ''Film/OddsAgainstTomorrow'' (1959)
(1959) as Helen
* ''Film/ChillyScenesOfWinter'' (1979)(1979) as Clara


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Gloria Grahame (November 28, 1923 October 5, 1981) was an American stage, film, and television actress. She was best known for her screen portrayals of sulking and occasionally wisecracking blondes.

During her long Hollywood career, Grahame appeared in more than 30 films, usually in a supporting role. She won an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward in 1952 for her supporting role in ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful''. She was also noted for her appearances in such films as ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' and ''Film/TheBigHeat''.

During the late 1950s her roles declined, as she devoted herself to raising her children. In the 1970s she made occasional appearances in films, and also played parts on television and the stage, including a role in ''Theatre/TheManWhoCameToDinner'' in 1977.

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->''"It wasn't the way I looked at a man, it was the thought behind it."''

Gloria Grahame Hallward (November 28, 1923 October 5, 1981) 1981), known professionally as Gloria Grahame, was an American stage, film, and television actress. She actress who was best known for her screen portrayals of sulking and occasionally wisecracking blondes.

During her long Hollywood career, Grahame appeared in more than 30 films, usually in a supporting role. roles. She won an a Best Supporting Actress UsefulNotes/AcademyAward in 1952 for her supporting role in ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful''. She ''The Bad and the Beautiful'', and was also noted for her appearances in such films as ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' ''It's a Wonderful Life'' and ''Film/TheBigHeat''.

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* ''Film/TheManWhoNeverWas'' (1956)


She was married to director Creator/NicholasRay... and after the marriage ended, she married his semi-estranged son from his ''first'' marriage, Anthony Ray. In fact, the marriage with Nicholas ended after Nicholas caught Anthony and Gloria in bed together. You can't make this stuff up.




She was married to director Creator/NicholasRay... and after the marriage ended, she married his semi-estranged son from his ''first'' marriage, Anthony Ray. In fact, the marriage with Nicholas ended after Nicholas caught Anthony and Gloria in bed together. You can't make this stuff up.


She was famously married to director Creator/NicholasRay, whom she met during the filming of a ''Film/AWomansSecret''. Their marriage ended more infamously, when Ray caught her sleeping with his estranged 13-year-old son Tony, whom she'd later marry.



She was married to director Creator/NicholasRay... and after the marriage ended, she married his son from his ''first'' marriage, Anthony Ray. In fact, the marriage with Nicholas ended after Nicholas caught Anthony and Gloria in bed together. You can't make this stuff up.

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She was married to director Creator/NicholasRay... and after the marriage ended, she married his semi-estranged son from his ''first'' marriage, Anthony Ray. In fact, the marriage with Nicholas ended after Nicholas caught Anthony and Gloria in bed together. You can't make this stuff up.

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She was famously married to director Creator/NicholasRay, whom she met during the filming of a ''Film/AWomansSecret''. Their marriage ended more infamously, when Ray caught her sleeping with his estranged 13-year-old son Tony, whom she'd later marry.


Grahame got diagnosed with breast cancer in 1974, but after a year of treatment, it went into remission, and she returned to work. The cancer would, however, return in 1980, and this time Grahame stubbornly refused to accept the diagnosis or seek treatment, opting instead to continue working. Her health, however, declined rapidly and she eventually passed away due to complications from cancer in October 1981.

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Grahame got diagnosed with breast cancer in 1974, but after a year of treatment, it went into remission, and she returned to work. The cancer would, however, return returned in 1980, and but this time Grahame stubbornly refused to accept the diagnosis or seek treatment, opting instead to continue working. Her health, however, declined rapidly and she eventually passed away due to complications from cancer in October 1981.

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Grahame got diagnosed with breast cancer in 1974, but after a year of treatment, it went into remission, and she returned to work. The cancer would, however, return in 1980, and this time Grahame stubbornly refused to accept the diagnosis or seek treatment, opting instead to continue working. Her health, however, declined rapidly and she eventually passed away due to complications from cancer in October 1981.

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* ''Film/HumanDesire'' (1954)


During her long Hollywood career, Grahame appeared in more than 30 films, usually in a supporting role. She won an AcademyAward in 1952 for her supporting role in ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful''. She was also noted for her appearances in such films as ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' and ''Film/TheBigHeat''.

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During her long Hollywood career, Grahame appeared in more than 30 films, usually in a supporting role. She won an AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward in 1952 for her supporting role in ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful''. She was also noted for her appearances in such films as ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' and ''Film/TheBigHeat''.

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* ''Film/OddsAgainstTomorrow'' (1959)

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* ''Film/TheCobweb'' (1955)


Gloria Grahame (November 28, 1923 October 5, 1981) was an American stage, film and television actress. She was best known for her screen portrayals of sulking and occasionally wisecracking blondes.

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Gloria Grahame (November 28, 1923 October 5, 1981) was an American stage, film film, and television actress. She was best known for her screen portrayals of sulking and occasionally wisecracking blondes.


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During her long Hollywood career, Grahame appeared in more than 30 films, usually in a supporting role. She won an Academy Award in 1952 for her supporting role in ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful''. She was also noted for her role in ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' and ''Film/TheBigHeat''.

During the late 1950's her roles declined, as she devoted herself to raising her children. In the 1970's she made occasional appearances in films. She also played parts on television and the stage, including a role in ''Theatre/TheManWhoCameToDinner'' in 1977.

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During her long Hollywood career, Grahame appeared in more than 30 films, usually in a supporting role. She won an Academy Award AcademyAward in 1952 for her supporting role in ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful''. She was also noted for her role appearances in such films as ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' and ''Film/TheBigHeat''.

During the late 1950's 1950s her roles declined, as she devoted herself to raising her children. In the 1970's 1970s she made occasional appearances in films. She films, and also played parts on television and the stage, including a role in ''Theatre/TheManWhoCameToDinner'' in 1977.

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