23 wins & 39 nominations.
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According to some biographies, she made at least one appearance on American TV in either 1952 or 1953, before reaching stardom with Roman Holiday
(1953). It's possible this might have been an "import" of one of her British TV appearances.
6 Biographical Movies |
26 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
22 Articles |
12 Pictorials |
75 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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When I've made about 70 films and the public still wants me, then I shall think of myself as a star.
She was presented with her 1953 Best Actress Oscar for "Roman Holiday" by actor and humanitarian Jean Hersholt
. Forty years later she would posthumously receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for her work with UNICEF.
Often cast opposite leading men who were considerably older than she was.
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