Maggie McNamara Overview:

Actress, Maggie McNamara, was born Marguerite McNamara on Jun 18, 1929 in New York City, NY. McNamara died at the age of 48 on Feb 18, 1978 in New York City, NY .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1953Best ActressThe Moon Is Blue (1953)Patty O'NeillNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

Gone Too Soon Blogathon 2012:

By Kristen on Mar 10, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

So today is another divergence from the Films of Jean Harlow but I’m proud to announce my first participation in a Blog-a-Thon. ?The excellent classic film blog Comet Over Hollywood is devoting this weekend to stars we lost before their time. ?After you read my choice, go over to Comet and rea... Read full article


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Maggie McNamara Quotes:

Donald Gresham: Why are you so preoccupied with sex?
Patty O'Neill: Who, me?
Donald Gresham: Yes, you.
Patty O'Neill: You really think I am?
Donald Gresham: Well, you are always asking if people plan seduction or they're bored with virgins or they have a mistress... Now, if that isn't being preoccupied with sex, I'd like to know what is.
Patty O'Neill: You may be right.
[pauses momentarily]
Patty O'Neill: But don't you think it's better for a girl to be preoccupied with sex than occupied?


Patty O'Neill: I am so glad you don't mind.
Donald Gresham: Mind what?
Patty O'Neill: Oh, men are usually so bored with virgins. I am so glad you are not.


Donald Gresham: Believe it or not, I am a full-fledged architect. Build you anything from a cathedral to a bomb shelter.
Patty O'Neill: How much would a cathedral cost these days? A small one.


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