Barbara Bel Geddes Overview:

Legendary actress, Barbara Bel Geddes, was born on Oct 31, 1922 in New York City, NY. Bel Geddes died at the age of 82 on Aug 8, 2005 in Northeast Harbor, ME and was cremated and her ashes scattered at her farm in NY.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Bel Geddes was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1948Best Supporting ActressI Remember Mama (1948)KatrinNominated
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Bel Geddes was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame .

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Barbara Bel Geddes Quotes:

Leonora Eames: Posture and social useage
Smith Ohlrig: Social what?
Leonora Eames: Useage. You know, conversation, etiquette, how to pour tea
[Leonora mines this action with her hand]
Leonora Eames: , how to listen to music
[Leonora then places two fingers from her hand to her right ear]
Leonora Eames: , how to... please watch the road.


Leonora Eames: Look at me! Look at what you bought!


Scottie: Midge, who do you know that's an authority on San Francisco history?
Midge: That's the kind of greeting a girl likes! Not this "Hello-you-look-wonderful" stuff, just a good straight "Who do you know that's an authority on San Francisco his - -"
[interrupted]


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Barbara Bel Geddes Facts
At age 16 she was kicked out of the fancy Putney Finishing School in New England for being a disruptive influence.


She played the showgirl in The Sleeping Prince on Broadway. Marilyn Monroe garnered the role in the Hollywood film version - The Prince and the Showgirl (1957).

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