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Shirley Booth

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Biography

Booth in 1950

Source: Wikipedia

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

Fact file

  • Born: Marjory Ford August 30, 1898 Brooklyn, New York
  • Died: October 16, 1992 (aged 94) North Chatham, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Resting place: Mount Hebron Cemetery
  • Education: P.S. 152
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1925–1974
  • Spouse(s): Ed Gardner (m. 1929; div. 1942) William H. Baker, Jr. (m. 1943; wid. 1951)

Read more about Shirley Booth at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Vintage ‘Glass Menagerie’ Performance Will Return to Air
NY Times TV, 2016-12-07 23:22:10
A museum researcher has unearthed a performance of “The Glass Menagerie” starring Shirley Booth, that will be broadcast on Turner Classic Movies.

Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: March 28
Playbill Combined , 2015-03-28 04:00:00
1939 Philip Barry tells The Philadelphia Story at the Shubert Theatre in New York. Katharine Hepburn, Van Heflin, Shirley Booth, and Joseph Cotten star. Robert Edmond Jones designs the sets and lighting, Robert B. Sinclair stages. It will run a year.

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: MARCH 28
Playbill Combined , 2013-03-28 04:00:00
1939 Philip Barry tells The Philadelphia Story at the Shubert Theatre in New York. Katharine Hepburn, Van Heflin, Shirley Booth, and Joseph Cotten star. Robert Edmond Jones designs the sets and lighting, Robert B. Sinclair stages. It will run a year.

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