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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


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Mercedes McCambridge Quotes:

Emma: You're nothing but a railroad tramp.


Emma: [Passionately addressing the members of the posse] You heard her tell how they're gonna' run the railroad through here, bringin' thousands of new people from the east. Farmers! Dirt farmers! Squatters! They'll push us out. Is that what you're waitin' for? You're actin' like she's some fine lady, and doin' nothin' makes all of you fine gentlemen. Well, she ain't, and you're not! So you better wake up. Or you're gonna' find you and your women and your kids squeezed between barbed wire and fence posts. Is that what you're waitin' for? Well, I'm not!


Sadie Burke: How'd you get him here? He was out stiff.
Jack Burden: A hair of the dog that bit him.
Sadie Burke: Hair? He must've swallowed the dog!


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

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.

Profiled in "Killer Tomatoes: Fifteen Tough Film Dames" bu Ray Hagen and Laura Wagner (McFarland, 2004).

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