Beatrice Straight

Born:  August 2, 1914, Old Westbury, New York

Died:  April 7, 2001, Los Angeles, California

 

1952:  Phone Call From A Stranger

1956:  Patterns of Power, The Silken Affair

1959:  The Nun’s Story

1964:  The Young Lovers

1976:  Network

1979:  The Promise, Bloodline

1980:  The Formula

1981:  Endless Love

1982:  Poltergeist

1983:  Two of a Kind

1986:  Power

1991:  Deceived

 

Academy Award:  Best Supporting Actress, Network (1976)

Emmy Award Nomination:  Best Guest Supporting Actress-Comedy/Drama Series, The Dain Curse (1978)