Joanne Woodward

Actress + Producer
Born Feb 27, 1930

Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward is an American actress and producer of television and theatre. She is perhaps best known for her Academy Award winning role in The Three Faces of Eve (1957). Woodward was married to Paul Newman from 1958 until his death in 2008.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Joanne Woodward.


1930 Birth Born on February 27, 1930.


1947 17 Years Old She graduated from Greenville High School in Greenville, South Carolina in 1947. … Read More


1955 25 Years Old 1 More Event
She had also returned in 1955 for the premiére of her debut movie, Count Three And Pray, at the Paris Theatre on North Main Street. … Read More
1957 27 Years Old By that time, Woodward had starred in The Three Faces of Eve (1957), for which she won the 1957 Academy Award for Best Actress. … Read More
1958 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Woodward and Newman married on January 29, 1958, in Las Vegas. On March 28 of the same year, Woodward won the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Three Faces of Eve. The couple remained married for 50 years, until Newman's death from lung cancer on September 26, 2008. … Read More


1969 39 Years Old She was nominated for Best Actress in 1969 for Rachel, Rachel; in 1974 for Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams; and in 1991 for Mr. and Mrs. Bridge.


1974 44 Years Old She was named Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival in 1974 for her performance in The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds. … Read More


1994 64 Years Old In 1994, she and her husband were jointly presented the Award for Greatest Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged, an award given out annually by Jefferson Awards.
1995 65 Years Old In 1995, Woodward directed off-broadway revivals of Clifford Odets' Golden Boy and Waiting for Lefty at the Blue Light Theater Company in New York.
2001 71 Years Old Woodward served as the artistic director of the Westport Country Playhouse from 2001 to 2005. … Read More
2003 73 Years Old She was executive producer of the 2003 television production of Our Town, featuring Newman as the stage manager (for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award.) She wrote the teleplay and directed a 1982 production of Shirley Jackson's story Come Along with Me, for which husband Newman provided the voice of the character Hughie under the screen name of P. L. Neuman.
2011 81 Years Old In 2011, she narrated the Scholastic/Weston Woods film All the World.
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