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The Actress (1953) was a Drama - Comedy Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Lawrence Weingarten.

Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Costume DesignWalter PlunkettNominated
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Annie Jones: Ruth, why don't you give up this going on the stage business and settle down with a nice man?
Ruth Gordon Jones: Oh, mama, don't be disgusting!


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Facts about

Anthony Perkins film debut.
Debbie Reynolds was considered for the lead role.
Several cast members in studio records/casting call lists for this movie were not seen in the final print. These were (with their character names): Keith Hitchcock (Comedian), Mitchell Lewis (Stage Doorman), Matt Moore (Waiter), Walter Reed (John Craig) and error (Mr. Donough).
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