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Miriam Hopkins Overview:

Legendary actress, Miriam Hopkins, was born Ellen Miriam Hopkins on Oct 18, 1902 in Savannah, GA. Hopkins died at the age of 70 on Oct 9, 1972 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Oak City Cemetery in Bainbridge, Decatur County, GA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1935Best ActressBecky Sharp (1935)Becky SharpNominated
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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television.

BlogHub Articles:

Book Giveaway (Facebook/Blog January)

By Annmarie Gatti on Jan 7, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel” Book Giveaway via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our of  “: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel” Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away one copy of the book via Facebook and thi... Read full article


Book Giveaway (via Twitter in January)

By Annmarie Gatti on Jan 1, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel” Book Giveaway via Twitter Happy New Year to All! It’s time for our next book giveaway, the first of many for 2018! CMH is happy to say that we will be giving away FIVE COPIES of  “: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel” b... Read full article


Bette Davis and

By Amanda Garrett on Sep 23, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm writing about two old Hollywood films starring Bette Davis and . The photo above shows the two leading ladies in the 1939 woman's picture The Old Maid. This article is part of The Duo Double Feature Blogathon hosted by The Flapper Dame and Phyllis Loves Classic Movies. Th... Read full article


in Pre-Code Mode

By Inge Gregusch on Feb 5, 2015 From Creme de la Creme

Fast and Loose, 1930: The Smiling Lieutenant, 1931: 24 Hours, 1931: Two Kinds of Women, 1932: Dancers in the Dark, 1932: ... Read full article


The Blogathon: These Three and The Children’s Hour – The Adaptation of

By Bernardo Villela on Jan 25, 2015 From The Movie Rat

Introduction One thing I must fully acknowledge before beginning was that prior to signing up for this Blogathon was not a name I could connect to a face. When I checked her filmography on the IMDb I saw that i had seen her in a few things but it hadn’t stuck with me for some reason. ... Read full article


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Miriam Hopkins Quotes:

Max Plunkett: Do you love me?
Gilda Farrell: Oh, Max, people should not ask that question on their wedding night. It's either too late or too early.


Lily Vautier: Well, I'll leave you alone with that lady. But if you behave like a gentleman, I'll break your neck.


Gilda Farrell: A thing happened to me that usually happens to men. You see, a man can meet two, three or four women and fall in love with all of them, and then, by a process of interesting elimination, he is able to decide which he prefers. But a woman must decide purely on instinct, guesswork, if she wants to be considered nice.


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Miriam Hopkins Facts
Miriam Hopkins rejected the part of Ellie in It Happened One Night.

In 1932, at a time when single-parent adoption was illegal in most states, she adopted a baby boy while between marriages. She adored her son, Michael, and always called him the most important man in her life.

She was Margaret Mitchell's first choice to play Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939).

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