Geraldine Page Overview:

Legendary actress, Geraldine Page, was born Geraldine Sue Page on Nov 22, 1924 in Kirksville, MO. Page died at the age of 62 on Jun 13, 1987 in New York City, NY and was cremated and her ashes given to family or friend.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Geraldine Page was nominated for eight Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for The Trip to Bountiful (as Mrs. Watts) in 1985.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1953Best Supporting ActressHondo (1953)Angie LoweNominated
1961Best ActressSummer and Smoke (1961)Alma WinemillerNominated
1962Best ActressSweet Bird of Youth (1962)Alexandra Del LagoNominated
1966Best Supporting ActressYou're a Big Boy Now (1966)Margary ChanticleerNominated
1972Best Supporting ActressPete 'n' Tillie (1972)GertrudeNominated
1978Best ActressInteriors (1978)EveNominated
1984Best Supporting ActressThe Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)Mrs. RitterNominated
1985Best ActressThe Trip to Bountiful (1985)Mrs. WattsWon
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Geraldine Page Quotes:

Evie Jackson: Did you see how we just came in, Harry? Got a table right away. Isn't life easy when there are two of you?


Margery Chanticleer: Remember my promise: If you don't smoke until you're 21, I'll give you a special no-smoking present. Say goodbye to Rover, he's heartbroken.
Bernard Chanticleer: Goodbye, Dog.
Margery Chanticleer: Don't eat too much, don't stay out too late, don't go to suspicious places to play cards, and stay away from girls. But most of all, Bernard, try to be happy.


Chance Wayne: I had my picture on the cover of Life magazine! Woo-ha!
Chance Wayne: And at the same time I was... employing my other talent, lovemaking.
Alexandra Del Lago: That may be the only talent you were ever truly meant for.


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Geraldine Page Facts
Taught acting at the Actors Studio and Pelican Theater in New York, as well as the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles

In 1985, she became the first woman to receive seven Oscar nominations for acting without winning. The following year, she received her eighth nomination and finally won.

Daughter: Angelica Page.

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