Celeste Holm

Date of Death: July 15, 2012 (95)

Birth Place: New York, NY

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Celeste Holm took the stage in 27 Broadway productions. Her most recent appearance was in 1991's I Hate Hamlet. She made her debut on the Great White Way in 1938's Gloriana and originated the role of Ado Annie in Oklahoma!. She has also appeared in Broadway's The Time of Your Life, Another Sun, The Return of the Vagabond, Eight O'Clock Tuesday, My Fair Ladies, Papa Is All, All the Comforts of Home, The Damask Cheek, Bloomer Girl, Affairs of State, The King and I, Anna Christie, His and Hers, Interlock, Third Best Sport, Invitation to a March, Mame, Candida, The Grass Harp, Mama, Habeas Corpus, The Utter Glory of Morrissey Hall and more. In 1994, Holm participated in the Off-Broadway Encores! Concert version of Allegro.

Holm won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in the film Gentlemen's Agreement and was also nominated for Come to the Stable and All About Eve. Holm's most recent film is the comedy College Debts, set for 2013. Her other film credits include Driving Me Crazy, Alchemy, Still Breathing, Three Men and a Baby, Backstairs at the White House, Bittersweet Love, Tom Sawyer, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, High Society, The Tender Trap, Three Little Girls in Blue and many more.

On television, Holm was nominated for Emmy Awards for Insight and Backstairs at the White House, as well as a Daytime Emmy for Loving. She played roles in the TV series Nancy, Archie Bunker's Place, Falcon Crest, The Beat, Promised Land, The Love Boat, Touched by an Angel and more.



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Celeste Holm STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Grandma Taylor

[Broadway]
1991
Lillian Troy

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Performer

Julia Faysle

[Broadway]
1975
Lady Rumpers

[Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1972
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Babylove [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1970
Candida

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Mame Dennis [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Camilla Jablonski

[Broadway]
1958
Helen Sayre

[Broadway]
1958
Mrs. Price

[Broadway]
1954
Maggie Palmer

[Broadway]
1952
Anna Christopherson

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1951
Anna Leonowens [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1950
Irene Elliott

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1944
Evelina

Evalina

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1943
Ado Annie Carnes

[Broadway]
1942
Calla Longstreth

[Broadway]
1942
Fifi Oritanski

[Broadway]
1942
Emma

[Broadway]
1941
Lady Keith-Odlyn

[Broadway]
1941
Marcia Godden

[Broadway]
1940
Mary L.

[Broadway]
1940
His Daughter

[Broadway]
1940
Maria

[Broadway]
1939
Mary L.

[Broadway]
1938
Lady Mary


Celeste Holm Movies

[1946]Three Little Girls in Blue Miriam Harrington

[1947]Gentleman's Agreement Anne Dettrey

[1947]Carnival in Costa Rica Celeste

[1948]The Snake Pit Grace

[1948]Road House Susie Smith

[1949]Everybody Does It Doris Blair Borland

[1949]Chicken Every Sunday Emily Hefferan

[1950]Champagne for Caesar Flame O Neil

[1950]All About Eve Karen

[1955]The Tender Trap Sylvia Crewes

[1956]High Society Liz Imbrie

[1961]Bachelor Flat Helen Bushmill

[1967]Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding! Louise Halloran

[1973]Tom Sawyer Aunt Polly

[1976]Bittersweet Love Marian Lewis

[1977]The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Florence Hollister

[1987]Three Men and a Baby Jack's Mother

[1997]Still Breathing Ida, Fletcher's Grand Mother

[2005]Alchemy Iris

[2012]Driving Me Crazy: Proof of Concept Mrs. Ginsberg

[2015]College Debts Grandma GG


Celeste Holm TV Shows

Archie Bunker's Place Estelle Harris

Christine Cromwell Samantha Cromwell

Fantasy Island Sister Veronica, Mabel Jarvis

Loving Isabelle Alden #3

Medical Center Geraldine Stern, Dr. Linda Wilson

Nancy Abigail 'Abby' Townsend, Abigai 'Abby' Townsendl, Abigail 'Abby' Townsenf

Promised Land Hattie Greene

The Fugitive Pearl Saunders, Flo Hagerman

The Love Boat Florence Flanders, Estelle Castlewood

Touched by an Angel Hattie Greene

Trapper John, M.D. Lillie Townsend, Claudia

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The American Theatre of Actors to Present ELECTRA & More

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INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP to be Presented at Penguin Rep Theatre This Month

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The Actors Studio to Present AREYTO Celebration of Latine Scene Work, Poetry, Song & Dance

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This weekend, The Actors Studio continues its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

Emmy Winner Charles Kipps to Premiere New Play At The American Theatre Of Actors

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The Actors Studio to Host Events Featuring Lois Smith & Celebrations of BIPOC Membership in May

In May, The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

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The Actors Studio to Present Three Day Celebration of Estelle Parsons

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The Actors Studio to Present THE PLAYWRIGHT: TALES FROM THE COLOR LINE This Spring

Continuing  its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights The Actors Studio will open its doors to the public for a special event, free and open to the public: The Playwright: Tales From The Color Line on Saturday, March 25 at 7PM.

The Actors Studio to Welcome the Public to Free Events, Including Play Readings & More

This Spring, The Actors Studio continues its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

The Actors Studio to Welcome the Public Inside its Doors for ACTORS STUDIO IN PROCESS

 The Actors Studio will open its doors to the public to observe “Actors Studio In Process” on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at 7PM.

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Chazz Palminteri, Bobby Moresco & More to be Featured in The Actors Studio February Events

In February, The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

The Actors Studio to Host Three Special 75th Anniversary Events in December

Starting this week, The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights. In December, the legendary studio will open its doors to the public for with three special events, each free and open to the public.

The Actors Studio Hosts Three Special 75th Anniversary Events This December

This December, The Actors Studio continues its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world's most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights. The legendary studio, located at 432 West 44th Street, will open its doors to the public for with three special events, each free and open to the public.

The Actors Studio to Welcome the Public Inside its Doors for ACTORS STUDIO IN PROCESS

The Actors Studio, now celebrating 75 years as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors & playwrights, will open its doors to the public to observe “Actors Studio In Process” on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 at 7PM.

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The Actors Studio will host a 75th Anniversary benefit screening of the Academy Award-winning film Dog Day Afternoon, followed by a live interview with the film’s star and The Actors Studio co-president Al Pacino. The Gala event will take place Thursday, October 27 at 7PM, the United Palace.

New Tickets On Sale For Sydney Season Of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA

New tickets for the January school holidays are on sale this week for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, which will waltz into Sydney's Lyric Theatre in October. Pre-sales for tickets up to 22 January 2023 have begun and general public sales commence Friday 16 September.

New Tickets Are on Sale in Sydney For RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA

New tickets are on sale this week for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella which will waltz into Sydney's Lyric Theatre in October. Pre-sales for tickets up to 8 January 2023 have begun and general public sales commence Friday 5 August.

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