|Born||Nov 24, 1913|
|Died||Jul 17, 2005|
New York City, NY
|Age||Died at 91|
|Final Resting PlaceWoodlawn Cemetary|
|Top Roles||Edith Bolling Galt, Marthe de Brancovis, Rev. Wood, Marilyn Birchfield, Ann King|
|Top Genres||Drama, Romance, Crime, Film Noir, Film Adaptation, War|
|Top Topics||Romance (Drama), Book-Based, World War II|
|Top Collaborators||Hal B. Wallis (Producer), Jack Mower, Frank Reicher, George Brent|
|Shares birthday with||Garson Kanin, Roman Bohnen, Dagmar Godowsky see more..|
Geraldine Fitzgerald Overview:
Legendary actress, Geraldine Fitzgerald, was born on Nov 24, 1913 in Dublin, Ireland. Fitzgerald appeared in over 85 film and TV roles. Her best known films include Wuthering Heights, Dark Victory, and Watch on the Rhine. Fitzgerald died at the age of 91 on Jul 17, 2005 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetary Cemetery in Bronx, NY.
Fitzgerald went to Hollywood after a start in British films, but her ideals were too high for Warner Brothers, who suspended her a number of times for refusing roles, and her film career stuttered to a halt in the late forties. Later, Fitzgerald became a barnstorming character actress and nightclub singer.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Fitzgerald was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1939||Best Supporting Actress||Wuthering Heights (1939)||Isabella||Nominated|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. In addition, Fitzgerald was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame .
Geraldine Fitzgerald Quotes:
Heathcliff: Why are your eyes always empty? Like Linton's eyes.
Isabella: They're not empty, if you'd only look deeper. Look at me. I'm pretty. I'm a woman and I love you. You're all of life to me. Let me be a single breath of it for you.
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