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Lee Remick Overview:

Legendary actress, Lee Remick, was born Lee Ann Remick on Dec 14, 1935 in Quincy, MA. Remick died at the age of 55 on Jul 2, 1991 in Los Angeles, CA and was cremated and her ashes given to family or friend.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1962Best ActressDays of Wine and Roses (1962)Kirsten ArnesenNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

BlogHub Articles:

Warner Archive Blu-ray: James Garner and in The Wheeler Dealers (1963)

By KC on Jun 20, 2017 From Classic Movies

Movie sexism in the sixties is often a difficult terrain to travel, no matter how much the filmmakers think they have empowered their female lead, there is inevitably a man behind any happy ending. I found much of this nature cringe about in The Wheeler Dealers, but James Garner and are r... Read full article


Experiment in Terror (1962) – with and Glenn Ford

By Greg Orypeck on Jun 16, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! The absolute ultimate in sensual shuddering suspense?see, hear and FEEL it for yourself! A woman who paints and repairs manikins for a living walks around her semi-dark work room, feeling uneasy as she prepares for bed.? She has already consulted an FBI agent about a man who has threaten... Read full article


Tropes of Women in Film: in Anatomy of a Murder

By Duke Mantee on Jul 25, 2012 From Spoilers

Because of the Production Code, films made in the 1930?s, 40?s, and 50?s were strictly censored. The same set of rules that forbade Maxim de Winter from being his wife?s killer also forbade the use of the word ?virgin? on screen. Language, especially sexually explicit language, was the most heavily ... Read full article


By Art on Dec 14, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

“I make movies for grownups. When Hollywood starts making them again, I’ll start acting in them again.” ~ Lee Ann Remick was born on December 14, 1935 in Quincy, Massachusetts, the daughter of Margaret Patricia, an actress, and Francis Edwin “Frank” Remick, ... Read full article


By Dawn on Aug 26, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

made her first film performance in, A Face in the Crowd. While filming the movie in Arkansas, Remick lived with a local family and practiced baton twirling.After performing as Eula Varner in the film, The Long, Hot Summer(1958), she performed in the film, These Thousand Hills. Remick beca... Read full article


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Lee Remick Quotes:

Eula: Why, you sound free as a bird. Don't he sound free as a bird?


Kate Palmer: Morris, look at this apartment! I love it! It's so Jewish!


Morris Brummel: You look... you look very pretty.
Kate Palmer: I took two hours getting ready for this.
Morris Brummel: It looks... it looks natural!
Kate Palmer: That's why it took two hours! Getting dolled up is easy. Looking natural takes time.


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Lee Remick Facts
Her role in Anatomy of a Murder (1959) was intended for Lana Turner, who got fired when she insisted that her off-the-rack costumes, (suitable for the part of an Army wife), be designed by splashy Jean Louis. Later, Remick was announced to replace Marilyn Monroe in the unfinished Something's Got to Give (1962), but loyal co-star Dean Martin demanded that the studio reinstate the fired Monroe.

In 1962, Lee, who was with 20th Century Fox, briefly replaced the excessively tardy Marilyn Monroe on the film Something's Got to Give (1962). Lee never got past a few wardrobe fittings. Dean Martin, the film's co-star, refused to work with anyone but Marilyn and threatened to quit. As a result, Marilyn was brought back. The project was eventually scrapped.

Lee and her husband, Bill Colleran, were good friends of Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy and frequent visitors to the White House. Lee was also an avid spokesperson for the Democratic Party.

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