Mercedes McCambridge Overview:

Legendary actress, Mercedes McCambridge, was born Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge on Mar 16, 1916 in Joliet, IL. McCambridge died at the age of 88 on Mar 2, 2004 in La Jolla, CA and was cremated and her ashes scattered at sea.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Mercedes McCambridge was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actress for All the King's Men (as Sadie Burke) in 1949.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1949Best Supporting ActressAll the King's Men (1949)Sadie BurkeWon
1956Best Supporting ActressGiant (1956)Luz BenedictNominated
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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television.

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Roubando a cena: Walter Brennan e

By L? on Sep 21, 2012 From Critica Retro

Roubando a cena: Walter Brennan e Alguns personagens realmente chamam toda a aten??o para si quando aparecem na tela. O caso mais memor?vel para mim ? de Madame De Farge em “A Queda da Bastilha / A Tale of Two Cities” (1935) que, histericamente, pede que todos ... Read full article


Roubando a cena: Walter Brennan e

By L? on Sep 21, 2012 From Critica Retro

Roubando a cena: Walter Brennan e Alguns personagens realmente chamam toda a aten??o para si quando aparecem na tela. O caso mais memor?vel para mim ? de Madame De Farge em “A Queda da Bastilha / A Tale of Two Cities” (1935) que, histericamente, pede que todos ... Read full article


Roubando a cena: Walter Brennan e

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

Roubando a cena: Walter Brennan e Alguns personagens realmente chamam toda a aten??o para si quando aparecem na tela. O caso mais memor?vel para mim ? de Madame De Farge em “A Queda da Bastilha / A Tale of Two Cities” (1935) que, histericamente, pede que todos ... Read full article


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Mercedes McCambridge Quotes:

Emma: You all think she's some fine lady and that doing nothing makes you fine gentlemen. Well she ain't! And you're not!


Emma: [to Vienna] You're nothin' but a railroad tramp! You're not fit to live among us!


[last lines]
Thelma Diaz: Like old times...


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She was originally not credited for her voice work on The Exorcist (1973) after director William Friedkin assured her that she would be. An appeal by her to the Screen Actors Guild rectified this matter, and a new print of the film was made with her name in the credits.

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 342-343. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.

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