Lee Remick
actress
Lee Remick
Lee Ann Remick was an American film and television actress. Among her best-known films are Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Days of Wine and Roses (1962), and The Omen (1976).
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8 P.M. (TCM) 50 YEARS OF MERCHANT IVORY In 1961 the producer Ismail Merchant and the director James Ivory formed Merchant Ivory Productions with the intention of making English-language films in India for an international market. Soon the company was generating acclaim for elegant adaptations of works by Henry James and E. M. Forster created on
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Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, and Stephen Sondheim Team Up for ... - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Film star Lee Remick was hungry and ate her portion. "Stop!" shouted the group-leader ...too late. Rearranged, the icing on the cake would have revealed the map reference of their next rendezvous. This year, Mr. Sondheim has offered to create a speciAl
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At Large with Tom Williams > A look at some films & film classics - Shore News Today
Google News - over 5 years
With Lee Remick, Arthur O'Connell and George C. Scott. Stewart was nominated for an Oscar as best actor (Charlton Heston won for Ben Hur). The Philadelphia Story (1940). It's Stewart, Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant in this George Cukor comedy about
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Georgy Girl director's death overlooked: What does it take to get an obit in ... - CultureMap Houston
Google News - over 5 years
He continued to work off and on in movies and TV until the '90s, accumulating a few respectable credits here and there – including filmizations of Loot, a Joe Orton comedy starring Lee Remick, Milo O'Shea and Richard Attenborough, and Come Back,
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The right men for the jobs - Cape Cod Times (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
The Cape Playhouse in Dennis has been a delight to me since I was a young-un when I saw Lee Remick, Tab Hunter and many other familiar stars of stage and screen perform there. Bette Davis' stage debut took place there in the 1920s
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Andy Griffith: Behind The Music - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
It's worth noting the film's cast included some other heavy hitters as well, among them Walter Matthau, Tony Franciosa and in her first film role, Lee Remick, with cameos from future 60 Minutes luminary Mike Wallace and the notorious gossip column
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James Stewart's early roles featured Aug 13 on TCM's Summer Under The Stars - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Directed by Otto Preminger, Stewart is cast as a small-town lawyer, who goes up against a ruthless prosecutor (George C. Scott) in an effort to clear an accused murderer (Ben Gazzara) who is on trial for killing the man who raped his wife (Lee Remick)
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James Stewart on TCM: THE STRATTON STORY, NO HIGHWAY IN THE SKY - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Stewart is actually fine as the defense attorney — nothing shy, naive, or wholesome about him — fighting for the freedom of a military man (Ben Gazzara) who has killed the man who (allegedly) raped his sex-kittenish wife (Lee Remick, replacing Lana
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Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker Host Stephen Sondheim's 'A Little ... - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Film star Lee Remick was hungry and ate her portion. 'Stop!' shouts the group-leader--too late. Rearranged, the icing on the cake would have revealed the map reference of their next rendezvous." Stephen Sondheim has won seven Tonys, an Academy Award,
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Joan Crawford Accepts Oscar For Anne Bancroft - Village Voice (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
8 2011 at 10:36 AM ​In 1963, the Best Actress race at the Oscars boiled down to a heated battle between Bette Davis for Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? and Anne Bancroft for The Miracle Worker (though the other nominees, Katharine Hepburn, Lee Remick,
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Morning Call Sheet: 9/11 Play, Comic-Con, Avengers, Cusack and Wyatt Earp - Big Hollywood
Google News - over 5 years
BW-117 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format One of director Blake Edwards' best films, comedy and otherwise, thanks to an unforgettably haunting performance from Lee Remick, and Jack Lemmon delivering one of the finest performances ever put on the screen
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(The Hallelujah Trail) Spielfilm USA 1964 - SWR Nachrichten
Google News - over 5 years
Fatalerweise erfahren auch Cora Massingale (Lee Remick) und ihre Damen, die für eine bessere Welt und gegen den Whisky kämpfen, von dem Treck. Da Oberst Gearhart (Burt Lancaster) es entschieden ablehnt, den Whisky von der US-Kavallerie vernichten zu
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'The Letter' Is the Only Surviving Talkie of Legendary Actress Jeanne Eagels - PopMatters
Google News - over 5 years
That's how the 1982 TV remake with Lee Remick does it, too. However, this first film version of W. Somerset Maugham's stage play is closer to the source. This is the only surviving talkie of legendary actress Jeanne Eagels, who died soon after of a
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Popcorn & Candy: Heart Attack Edition - DCist.com
Google News - over 5 years
The banal architecture and casual debauchery of Jack Lemmon's office will look very familiar to fans of Mad Men -- and as Don Draper struggles with the bottle, so do Lemmon and Lee Remick as besotted lovers. Their Oscar-nominated performances still
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Reviewing the opening weekend at the Bowl - LA Observed
Google News - over 5 years
His launchpad was Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto (remember "The Competition" with Richard Dreyfus and Lee Remick? That concerto.) Ordained for virtuosos with the chops for dense, raging octaves and the snap-and-spring for tinkling effervescence,
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Días de vino y rosas - Libertad Digital
Google News - over 5 years
Jack Lemon y Lee Remick, los dos protagonistas, fueron nominados por esta película al óscar al mejor actor ya la mejor actriz, respectivamente, aunque al final el film terminaría conquistando tan sólo una estatuilla, al mejor tema musical original,
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Summers at the lake: Macomb folks at Sequanota - McDonough Voice
Google News - over 5 years
John wrote the bestselling 'Anatomy of a Murder,' later made into a movie starring Jimmy Stewart and Lee Remick. 'Trout Madness' was another of his 11 books, written under the pen name Robert Traver.” Rudolph's youngest fishing buddy, now also passed
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The Films Of Otto Preminger: A Retrospective - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Centering around Stewart's defense of an army lieutenant (Ben Gazzara) who killed a bartender that he claimed raped his wife (Lee Remick), it risks seeming dry, but Preminger balances the procedural aspects with Duke Ellington's flirty compositions
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Interviews: Hollywood Legends Ernest Borgnine, Bruce Dern - HollywoodChicago.com
Google News - over 5 years
The five actors Kazan put under contract were me, Rip Torn, Pat Hingle, Lee Remick and Geraldine Page. HollywoodChicago.com: You seem like the type of actor that constantly evolved. What is the most recent thing you've learned in your education as an
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lee Remick
    FIFTIES
  • 1991
    Age 55
    She has a star in the Motion Pictures section on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6104 Hollywood Boulevard. (The Hollywood Walk of Fame site lists it at 1615 Vine Street.) It was dedicated April 29, 1991.
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    In April 1991, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
    More Details Hide Details Lee Remick was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the daughter of Gertrude Margaret (two sources say Patricia) (née Waldo), an actress, and Francis Edwin "Frank" Remick, who owned a department store. Her maternal great-grandmother, Eliza Duffield, was a preacher born in England and her paternal grandfather was of Irish ancestry.
  • 1990
    Age 54
    Remick was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award in 1990.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1976
    Age 40
    She co-starred with Gregory Peck in the 1976 horror film The Omen, in which her character's adopted son, Damien, is revealed to be the Anti-Christ.
    More Details Hide Details The film was both a critical and commercial success and was regarded as one of the best horror films ever made. Remick later appeared in several made-for-TV movies and miniseries, for which she earned a total of seven Emmy nominations. Several were of a historical nature, including two noted miniseries: Ike, in which she portrayed Kay Summersby, alongside Robert Duvall (her co-star in Wait Until Dark) as General Dwight Eisenhower, and Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill where she portrayed Winston Churchill's mother, the American debutante Jennie Jerome who married Lord Randolph Churchill.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1970
    Age 34
    She married British producer William Rory "Kip" Gowans in December 1970.
    More Details Hide Details She moved with Gowans to England and remained married to him until her death.
  • 1968
    Age 32
    Remick and Colleran divorced in 1968.
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  • 1966
    Age 30
    In 1966, she starred in the Broadway play Wait Until Dark, which was another big success and Remick was nominated for a Tony award for Best Actress (Dramatic).
    More Details Hide Details It was adapted into a successful film the following year starring Audrey Hepburn. Remick continued to star in major films throughout the 1960s and early 1970s, including Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965), No Way to Treat a Lady (1968), The Detective (1968), Sometimes a Great Notion (1971), and A Delicate Balance (1973).
  • TWENTIES
  • 1964
    Age 28
    Remick next appeared in the 1964 Broadway musical Anyone Can Whistle, written by Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents, which ran for only a week.
    More Details Hide Details Remick's performance is captured on the original cast recording. This began a lifelong friendship between Remick and Sondheim, and she later appeared in the landmark 1985 concert version of his musical Follies.
  • 1962
    Age 26
    In 1962 she starred opposite Glenn Ford in the Blake Edwards suspense-thriller Experiment in Terror.
    More Details Hide Details That same year she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as the alcoholic wife of Jack Lemmon in Days of Wine and Roses. Bette Davis, also nominated that year for Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, said "Miss Remick's performance astonished me, and I thought, if I lose the Oscar, it will be to her." They both lost to Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker. When Marilyn Monroe was fired during the filming of the comedy Something's Got to Give, the studio announced that Remick would be her replacement. Co-star Dean Martin refused to continue, however, saying that while he admired Remick, he had signed onto the picture strictly to be able to work with Monroe.
  • 1960
    Age 24
    In 1960, she made a second film with Kazan, Wild River, which co-starred Montgomery Clift and Jo Van Fleet.
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  • 1958
    Age 22
    After appearing as Eula Varner, the hot-blooded daughter-in-law of Will Varner (Orson Welles) in 1958's The Long, Hot Summer, she appeared in These Thousand Hills (1959) as a dance hall girl.
    More Details Hide Details Remick came to prominence as a rape victim whose husband is tried for killing her attacker in Otto Preminger's Anatomy of a Murder.
  • 1957
    Age 21
    Remick married producer Bill Colleran in 1957.
    More Details Hide Details They had two children, Katherine and Matthew.
    Remick made her film debut in 1957 in A Face in the Crowd.
    More Details Hide Details Her other notable film roles include Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Wild River (1960), The Detective (1968), The Omen (1976), and The Europeans (1979). She won Golden Globe Awards for the 1973 TV film The Blue Knight, and for playing the title role in the 1974 miniseries Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill. For the latter role, she also won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1953
    Age 17
    Remick attended the Swaboda School of Dance, the Hewitt School and studied acting at Barnard College and the Actors Studio, making her Broadway theatre debut in 1953 with Be Your Age.
    More Details Hide Details Remick made her film debut in Elia Kazan's A Face in the Crowd (1957). While filming the movie in Arkansas, Remick lived with a local family and practiced baton twirling so that she would be believable as the teenager who wins the attention of Lonesome Rhodes (played by Andy Griffith).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Born
    Born on December 14, 1935.
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