Shirley Booth

(122 Years)

Actress


Shirley Booth (born Marjory Ford, August 30, 1898 – October 16, 1992) was an American stage, film, radio and television actress.

Primarily a theater actress, Booth began her career on Broadway in 1925. Her most significant success was as Lola Delaney, in the drama Come Back, Little Sheba, for which she received her first Tony Award in 1950 (she would go on to win two more). She made her film debut, reprising her role in the 1952 film version, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance. Despite her successful entry into films, she preferred acting on the stage, and made only four more films. Read More >

Shirley Booth's Bio

Full Name

Shirley Booth

Date of Birth

30 August 1898

Height

5.12Ft. ( 156 cms. )

Shirley Booth's Family Info

Mother Name

Virginia Martha Wright

Father Name

Albert James Ford

Sister Name

Jean Valentine Ford

Husband Name

Ed Gardner, William Hogg Baker, Jr.

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Shirley Booth Debut/First Movie is Come Back, Little Sheba
Shirley Booth's Awards

1953

Cannes Best Actress Award For Come Back

1953

Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama For Come Back

1953

Academy Award for Best Actress For Come Back

1952

Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play For Good Bye My nancy

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