Celeste Holm Overview:

Legendary actress, Celeste Holm, was born on Apr 29, 1917 in New York City, NY. Holm died at the age of 95 on Jul 15, 2012 in Manhattan, NY and was laid to rest in n/a Cemetery.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Celeste Holm was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actress for Gentleman's Agreement (as Anne) in 1947.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1947Best Supporting ActressGentleman's Agreement (1947)AnneWon
1949Best Supporting ActressCome to the Stable (1949)Sister ScholasticaNominated
1950Best Supporting ActressAll about Eve (1950)Karen RichardsNominated
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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television. In addition, Holm was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame .

BlogHub Articles:

The original girl who couldn’t say no: Remembering

By Jnpickens on Jan 8, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood

The heavens gained several stars this year as classic film stars passed away in 2012. Since Comet Over Hollywood did not give several of them the full attention they deserved, the first few days of 2013 will be dedicated to some of the notable celebrities who left us. as Ado Annie in &#... Read full article


Remembering .

on Jul 15, 2012 From True Classics

Oscar-winning actress passed away this morning at the age of ninety-five. Though she only starred in just over two dozen movies throughout the course of her career, the beautiful and talented Holm had a long life in Hollywood, as those films spanned the course of eight decades. Holm spe... Read full article


In Memory: (April 29, 1917 – July 15, 2012).

By Dawn on Jul 15, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(April 29, 1917 – July 15, 2012) was a stage, film, and television actress, known for her Academy Award-winning performance in, Gentleman's Agreement (1947), as well as for her Oscar-nominated performances in, Come to the Stable (1949) and All About Eve (1950). Celeste, died peace... Read full article


In Memoriam: (1917-2012)

By Will McKinley on Jul 15, 2012 From Cinematically Insane

died today at the age of 95, at home in her beloved Central Park West apartment. I’ll let others report on the nearly seven decades Miss Holm spent gracing stage, screen and television. Instead, I will tell you about the time I met her – actually, the two times, both of whic... Read full article


By Art on Apr 29, 2012 From Classic Cinema Gold

“I hated that. It’s stereotyped. I only played that kind of role in two pictures and that was enough, thank you. It’s not me.” ~ ? on her wisecracking smart girl image. is an American stage, film, and television actress, known for her Academy Award-... Read full article


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Celeste Holm Quotes:

Addie Ross: She won't stay mad at him for long. She's too much in love. Pretty soon she'll be full of self-reproach. Ha ha! Women are so silly.


Liz Imbrie: Were you by any chance playing footsie with me at lunch?
Mike: From where I sat?
Liz Imbrie: I didn't think your reach was that good. Seth Lord has a roving eye *and* foot.


Lloyd Richards: That bitter cynicism of yours is something you've acquired since you left Radcliffe!
Karen Richards: The cynicism you refer to, I acquired the day I discovered I was different from little boys!


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Celeste Holm Facts
Her youngest son Daniel lived with her until he was age 15 and then began attending boarding school.

Received an honorary degree from Seton Hall University in May 1991.

Performed in five stage shows with George M. Cohan.

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