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Mercedes McCambridge

Date of Birth: March 17, 1918

Date of Death: March 02, 2004 (85)

Birth Place: Joliet, IL, USA

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Mercedes McCambridge STAGE CREDITS

Grandma Kurnitz [Replacement]

Prostitute (Snowangel)/ Wife (Epiphany) [Replacement]

Martha [Replacement]

Frances Morritt

Betty Lord

Mary Lorimer

Mercedes McCambridge Movies

[1949]All the King's Men Sadie Burke

[1951]The Scarf Connie Carter

[1951]Inside Straight Ada Stritch

[1951]Lightning Strikes Twice Liza McStringer

[1954]Johnny Guitar Emma Small

[1956]Giant Luz Benedict

[1957]A Farewell to Arms Miss Van Campen

[1959]Suddenly, Last Summer Mrs. Holly

[1960]Cimarron Mrs. Sarah Wyatt

[1961]Angel Baby Sarah Strand

[1965]Run Home, Slow Nell Hagen

[1968]The Counterfeit Killer Frances

[1969]99 Women Thelma Diaz

[1969]Marquis de Sade's Justine Madame Dusbois

[1972]Sixteen Ma Irtley

[1973]The Exorcist Demon

[1977]Thieves Street Lady

[1979]The Concorde... Airport '79 Nelli

[1982]Echoes Lillian Gerben

[2018]The Other Side of the Wind Maggie Noonan

Mercedes McCambridge Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 1986 -

Mercedes McCambridge'night, Mother

Tony Awards - 1972 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Mercedes McCambridge, The Love Suicide at Schofield Barracks

Mercedes McCambridge Videos

Mercedes McCambridge News

Judy Garland's WIZARD OF OZ 'Dorothy' Dress Found at Catholic University

One of Judy Garland's long-lost dresses from the Wizard of Oz, gifted to Catholic University decades ago by Oscar-winning actress Mercedes McCambridge, has turned up at the school. 

BWW Interview: Valerie Perri Loves Making The Theatre WORLD GO 'ROUND

Following Reprise's successful re-launch (as the newly christened REPRISE 2.0) with a crowd-pleasing SWEET CHARITY, REPRISE 2.0 mounts THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND on the Freud Playhouse boards beginning September 5, 2018. We had the chance to chat with one of WORLD's talented cast members, theatre vet Valerie Perri on being back with Reprise, while hitting highlights of her extensive theatrical career.

The University Press of Kentucky Announces New Literacy Project

The University Press of Kentucky has partnered with Kentucky Humanities on its new statewide literacy project, Kentucky Reads: All the King's Men. The program will use Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel to guide a statewide conversation on contemporary populism and political discourse and their relationship to journalism. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Kentucky Humanities will host a series of community discussions and events centered on Warren's celebrated work and what it can teach us today.

A Conversation with Director Patrick Marber

On April 21, 2018, Patrick Marber spoke about Travesties with Education Dramaturg Ted Sod as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's lecture series.

Netflix Announces Original Documentary Feature on Filmmaker Orson Welles

Netflix announced today that filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom, Best of Enemies) will direct an original feature documentary contextualizing the final fifteen years of maverick auteur Orson Welles' life.


What happens when a group of teenagers idolize a celebrity - a figure from popular culture whose charisma ensures he will live on forever despite his death at a young age - reunite some 20 years later to further venerate their crush and to recall his impact on their young lives? That's the question considered in Ed Graczyk's Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, the tragicomedy now onstage as the final production of ACT 1's 2015-16 season at Nashville's Darkhorse Theater.

BWW Exclusive: Watch Broadway Veteran Phyllis Somerville in WGN America's OUTSIDERS

WGN America's new original scripted drama 'Outsiders,' premiering Tuesday, January 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT,explores the epic battle of the Farrell Clan, a tight-knit family of renegades who have lived atop the rugged Shay Mountain for over two hundred years, as they fight to defend their land and their way of life from the town below and anyone who would dare to challenge them.Below, we've got an exclusive clip, in which Asa (Joe Anderson) speaks to the leader, Lady Ray (theater vet Phyllis Somerville) about the outside world from which he's just returned. Check it out below!

THE EXORCIST to Become TV Drama Series?

Deadline reports exclusively that 'Exorcist' franchise owner Morgan Creek is shopping the networks for interest in adapting William Peter Blatty's novel THE EXORCIST into a TV drama series.

Academy Brings GIANT To NYC 9/12

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Monday Nights with Oscar will present 'Giant' on Monday, September 12, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York City.

Broadway Lights Dimmed for Linney & Stewart, 1/19

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Romulus Linney and Ellen Stewart, who both recently died at the ages of 80 and 91 respectively. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in their memory on Wednesday, January 19th, at exactly 8:00pm for one minute.

ICT Presents 'The Sweepers' Beginning June 10th

ICT presents 'The Sweepers' beginning June 10th.

Boston Review: Cowgirl Up!

'Johnny Guitar: The Musical,' presented by the SpeakEasy Stage in Boston, is manic, mindless melodrama - and lots of rootin' tootin' fun to boot.


Mercedes McCambridge has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Mercedes McCambridge has not appeared in the West End

(Helen Hayes Awards) for 'night, Mother and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Love Suicide at Schofield Barracks .

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Love Suicide at Schofield Barracks.

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