Gloria Grahame
American actor
Gloria Grahame
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.
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Humphrey Bogart Movie Schedule: BEAT THE DEVIL, TOKYO JOE - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy. BW-93 mins. 8:00 PM THE MALTESE FALCON (1941) Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue. Dir: John Huston. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor,
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The amazing, pathetic, must-see outrage of Robert Ryan - Capital New York
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He refuses to baby-sit for Helen (Gloria Grahame), their next-door neighbor, even slamming the door in her face. Later, he seduces Helen, gruffly pulling her shirt open to expose her brassiere. This is after Lorry rebuffs Earle and tells him that in
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Patrick McGilligan's 'Nicholas Ray' tells how a talented director flew under ... - Plain Dealer
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He married star Gloria Grahame, directed her opposite Humphrey Bogart, and honed his skills. But as McGilligan reveals, Ray never enjoyed the prerogatives of Hollywood's Olympians. His scripts, his performers, his budgets, the final cut -- all usually
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Film historian separates myth from truth about director Nicholas Ray - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Catching his second wife - actress Gloria Grahame - having sex with his teenage son from his first marriage. The feeling of double betrayal never faded. The death of James Dean, with whom Ray had worked to shape "Rebel Without a Cause," just before the
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Robert Ryan's Quiet Furies
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BORN to play beautifully tortured, angry souls, the actor Robert Ryan was a familiar movie face for more than two decades in Hollywood's classical years, his studio ups and downs, independent detours and outlier adventures paralleling the arc of American cinema as it went from a national pastime to near collapse. A little prettier and he might have
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Robert Ryan's Quiet Furies - New York Times
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Robert Mitchum was at the studio with Ryan (they made several films together, including “The Racket”) alongside those great dames Ida Lupino and Gloria Grahame. At RKO Ryan broke out with his supporting turn in Edward Dmytryk's “Crossfire” (1947) as
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Na opuštěném místě - filmserver.cz
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Alibi mu poskytne sousedka Laurel (Gloria Grahame), která se s Dixem záhy sblíží. Policisté vraha dívky stále nemohou najít a Steele tak pořád zůstává v jejich hledáčku a ani zamilovaná Laurel nemůže ignorovat výbuchy zloby a žárlivosti,
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Four Things You Need To Know Today, July 10 - Patch.com
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The Sharon Public Library will host a showing and discussion of "In A Lonely Place" from 5:30 to 8 pm Wheaton College Professor Josh Stenger is back with a showing of the movie "In A Lonely Place" with Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame
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FILM NOIR LIVES - NewsTime
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“I've been rich and I've been poor; believe me, rich is better”, declares the brutally scarred moll, Debby (Gloria Grahame) in Fritz Lang's “The Big Heat” (1953), and she later wryly states that she and other seductresses are “sisters under the mink”
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Blu-ray Review: The Nesting - Inside Pulse
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Academy Award winner Gloria Grahame – in her final film role – and big screen legend John Carradine (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach) also play supporting roles in The Nesting. Though neither is at the top of his or her game, it is still fun to see
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A conspirator with a cause - Sydney Morning Herald
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Bogart's Dixon Steele is a successful, embittered screenwriter whose self-loathing comes to terrify a romantic interest (played by Ray's second wife, Gloria Grahame, while they were separated) and then himself. Bogart upends his stoic tough guy persona
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Aquí hay tomate (añejo) - CanalTCM (blog)
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Su vecina (Gloria Grahame) sale al quite para defenderle ya partir de ahí se enrollan. Pero se da el caso de que cuanto más le conoce más se barrunta la vecina que quizás sí, quizás es el asesino, porque quién sabe hasta dónde puede llegar un guionista
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Film As Hell: 3 Pictures About Pictures - Indie Wire (blog)
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... a grace-note from John Barrymore's life, and so on—-done with all the smoothness of Vincente Minnelli at his best, most personably star-acted by Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Dick Powell, Gloria Grahame, Walter Pidgeon, Gilbert Roland, Barry Sullivan
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A Nicholas Ray-trospective (Webster Film Series, 06.09.11 - 06.26.11) - Play by Play
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His lovely neighbor Laurel (Gloria Grahame) provides him with an alibi and they start up a relationship but, well, can a leopard change his spots? Bigger Than Life (June 12, 7:30 pm), my favorite Ray film, offers an amazing critique of conventional
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Lisa See reads from 'Dreams of Joy' - San Francisco Examiner
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[9 am to 6 pm, 1849 Washington St., SF] 'First Monday Movies': “The Big Heat” (1953), a noir crime drama directed by Fritz Lang and starring Glenn Ford, Lee Marvin and Gloria Grahame, is the featured film. [6:30 pm, Excelsior Branch, 4400 Mission St.,
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gloria Grahame
    FIFTIES
  • 1981
    Age 55
    On October 5, 1981, Grahame returned to the United States, where she was admitted to St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City.
    More Details Hide Details She died there a few hours later at the age of 57. Her remains were interred in Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, Los Angeles. For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Gloria Grahame has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6522 Hollywood Boulevard.
    While working in London in September 1981, she underwent treatment to remove excess fluid from her abdomen.
    More Details Hide Details During the procedure, the doctor accidentally punctured her bowel. She soon developed peritonitis and was hospitalized. After being notified of Grahame's illness, two of her children, Timothy and Paulette, traveled to London and decided to take her back to the United States.
    She developed peritonitis after undergoing a procedure to remove fluid from her abdomen in September 1981.
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  • 1980
    Age 54
    The cancer returned in 1980, but Grahame refused to acknowledge her diagnosis or seek radiation treatment.
    More Details Hide Details Despite her failing health, Grahame continued working in stage productions in the United States and the United Kingdom, living for some time in Liverpool.
  • FORTIES
  • 1974
    Age 48
    In March 1974, Grahame was diagnosed with breast cancer.
    More Details Hide Details She underwent radiation treatment, changed her diet, stopped smoking and drinking alcohol and also sought homeopathic remedies. In less than a year, the cancer went into remission.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1964
    Age 38
    She later underwent electroshock therapy in 1964. Despite the surrounding scandal, Grahame's marriage to Anthony Ray was her longest lasting union. They would later divorce in May 1974.
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  • 1958
    Age 32
    The two reconnected in 1958 and married in Tijuana, Mexico in May 1960. The couple would go on to have two children: Anthony, Jr. (born 1963) and James (born 1965). News of the marriage was kept private until 1962.
    More Details Hide Details The marriage was written about in the tabloids and the ensuing scandal damaged Grahame's reputation and affected her career. After learning of the marriage to Anthony Ray, Grahame's third husband Cy Howard attempted to gain sole custody of the couple's daughter Marianna. Howard claimed Grahame was an unfit mother and the two fought over custody of Marianna for years. The stress of the scandal, her waning career and her custody battle with Howard took its toll on Grahame and she had a nervous breakdown.
  • 1957
    Age 31
    Grahame filed for divorce from Howard in May 1957 citing mental cruelty. Their divorce was finalized in November 1957.
    More Details Hide Details Grahame's fourth and final marriage was to actor Anthony "Tony" Ray, the son of her second husband Nicholas Ray and his first wife Jean Evans; Anthony Ray was her former stepson. Their relationship reportedly began when Tony Ray was 13 years old and Grahame was still married to his father (which effectively ended the marriage when Nicholas Ray caught the two in bed together).
  • TWENTIES
  • 1952
    Age 26
    After several separations and reconciliations, Grahame and Ray divorced in 1952. Grahame's third marriage was to writer and television producer Cy Howard. They married in August 1954 and had a daughter, Marianna Paulette in 1956.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1945
    Age 19
    Grahame was married four times and had four children. Her first marriage was to actor Stanley Clements in August 1945. They divorced in June 1948.
    More Details Hide Details The day after her divorce from Clements was finalized, Grahame married director Nicholas Ray. They had a son, Timothy, in November 1948.
  • 1944
    Age 18
    Grahame began her acting career in theatre, and in 1944 she made her first film for MGM.
    More Details Hide Details 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. Often cast in film noir projects, Grahame received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Crossfire (1947), and she won this award for her work in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952). She achieved her highest profile with Sudden Fear (1952), Human Desire (1953), The Big Heat (1953), and Oklahoma! (1955), but her film career began to wane soon afterwards. She returned to work on the stage, but continued to appear in films and television productions, usually in supporting roles. In 1974, Grahame was diagnosed with breast cancer. It went into remission less than a year later and Grahame returned to work. It returned in 1980 but she refused to accept the diagnosis or seek treatment. She chose to continue working and travelled to England to appear in a play. Her health rapidly declined.
  • OTHER
  • 1923
    Age -3
    Born on November 28, 1923.
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