Gloria Grahame

Born Nov 28, 1925

Gloria Grahame was an American Academy Award–winning actress. Grahame began her acting career in theatre, and in 1944 she made her first film for MGM. Despite a featured role in It's a Wonderful Life (1946), MGM did not believe she had the potential for major success, and sold her contract to RKO Studios.… Read More

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1923 Birth Born on November 28, 1923.


1944 20 Years Old Grahame began her acting career in theatre, and in 1944 she made her first film for MGM. … Read More
1947 23 Years Old …  MGM was not able to develop her potential as a star and her contract was sold to RKO Studios in 1947. … Read More
1950 26 Years Old Grahame starred with Humphrey Bogart in the 1950 film In a Lonely Place, a performance which garnered her considerable praise. … Read More


1956 32 Years Old …  All of this took a toll on her career, as did a two-year hiatus after the birth of her daughter in 1956. … Read More


1964 40 Years Old …  She also appeared in "The Homecoming", a 1964 television episode of The Fugitive, starring David Janssen, playing the sinister Dorina Pruitt.
1972 48 Years Old The play The Time of Your Life was revived in March 17, 1972 at the Huntington Hartford Theater in Los Angeles with Grahame, Henry Fonda, Richard Dreyfuss, Lewis J. Stadlen, Ron Thompson, Jane Alexander, Richard X. Slattery and Pepper Martin among the cast with Edwin Sherin directing.


1980 56 Years Old In 1980, Grahame was diagnosed with stomach cancer but refused surgery, insisting that she did not have the disease.
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In 1981, she traveled to England to perform in a play. … Read More
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