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Gloria Grahame Overview:

Legendary actress, Gloria Grahame, was born Gloria Hallward on Nov 28, 1923 in Los Angeles, CA. Grahame died at the age of 57 on Oct 5, 1981 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, Los Angeles County, CA.



Gloria Grahame was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actress for The Bad and the Beautiful (as Rosemary Bartlow) in 1952.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1947Best Supporting ActressCrossfire (1947)Ginny TremaineNominated
1952Best Supporting ActressThe Bad and the Beautiful (1952)Rosemary BartlowWon

She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Book Review--An Intimate Look at in Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

By KC on Apr 27, 2017 From Classic Movies

Book Review Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool Peter Turner Picador, 2017 (Originally published 1986) In 1978, an English actor named Peter Turner met the film star in the UK, where she was performing in a play. Nearly thirty years his senior, she intrigued the young man. They became ... Read full article

Human Desire (1954) with Glenn Ford and

By Orson De Welles on Jan 21, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! A rarity on the screen… a RAW slice of life! By 1954 most would say that Fritz Lang’s finest work was behind him, even though he had just come off a surprisingly effective noir thriller in The Big Heat, starring Glenn Ford and . For his follow up to Heat, Lang c... Read full article

talks about her huge upset win in the first tourney

By monty on Feb 11, 2013 From All Good Things

Here is my second fantasy (mock) interview with an actress who has competed in my favorite classic movie actress tourneys. It's where I get to sit down and have a chat with the women if they were actually here in the studio. A few days ago I chatted with Vivien Leigh. Today it is . If ... Read full article

Birthday Tribute on TCM today

By monty on Nov 28, 2012 From All Good Things

In honor of Gloria's birthday today, TCM is honoring her with a host of her movies. Beginning at 7am eastern time and including The Big Heat (1953) with Glenn Ford and Macao (1952) with Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell. Other films include Crossfire (1947) with Mitchum again, A Woman's Secret (1949) ... Read full article


By monty on Oct 27, 2012 From All Good Things

Gloria in this little striped number!... Read full article

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Gloria Grahame Quotes:

Debby Marsh: [to Stone] You made better time than they make in the Olympics.

Debby Marsh: The main thing is to have the money. I've been rich and I've been poor. *Believe* me, rich is better.

Sally Murfin: Mr.Donay there are two kinds of girls, good girls and the other kind. I hope you don't think I'm the other kind.

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Gloria Grahame Facts
Gloria was not born in 1925 as usually stated, but in 1923.

Gloria was descended from royalty. Her father's family descended from King Edward III through John of Gaunt; her mother's, from the Scottish Kings of the Hebrides.

Buried at Oakwood Memorial Park, 22601 Lassen, Chatsworth, California. Pioneer Section Lot 242, Space 8.

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