Rita Gam
Actress
Rita Gam
Rita Gam is an American film and television actress and documentary film maker. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and won the Silver Bear for Best Actress.
Biography
Rita Gam's personal information overview.
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Medien: Voller Widersprüche - Tagesspiegel
Google News - over 5 years
Zwar kommen auch hier die üblichen Interview-Partner zu Wort, die auch sonst in keiner älteren Grace-Kelly-Dokumentation fehlen durften, wie gerade etwa Rita Gam, ehemalige US-Schauspielerin und 1956 eine der Brautjungfern Grace Kellys
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Sidney Lumet, il regista della coscienza americana - Persinsala.it
Google News - almost 6 years
In quei medesimi anni, la vita sentimentale di Lumet non era meno frenetica di quella professionale, dato che, dopo aver sposato l'attrice Rita Gam nel 1949, divorziò da lei nel 1954 per sposare Gloria Vanderbilt. A quest'ultima, il nostro sarebbe
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SIDNEY LUMET, 1924-2011; A Director of Classics, Focused on Conscience
NYTimes - almost 6 years
Sidney Lumet, a director who preferred the streets of New York to the back lots of Hollywood and whose stories of conscience -- ''12 Angry Men,'' ''Serpico,'' ''Dog Day Afternoon,'' ''The Verdict,'' ''Network'' -- became modern American film classics, died Saturday morning at his home in Manhattan. He was 86. His stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel, said
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Thomas Guinzburg, 84, Paris Review Co-Founder, Dies
NYTimes - over 6 years
Thomas Guinzburg, an editor and publisher who helped create The Paris Review, the enduring lion of American literary magazines, and who later became president of Viking Press, the publishing house founded by his father, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 84. The cause was complications of heart bypass surgery, his former wife Rusty Unger said.
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NEW YORK BOOKSHELF/LIVES; Wealth, Style And an Elusive Author
NYTimes - over 12 years
IT SEEMED IMPORTANT AT THE TIME: A Romance Memoir By Gloria Vanderbilt Simon & Schuster ($22, hardcover) Richard Avedon photographed me for Harper's Bazaar, and he was saying, ''There's someone I'd like you to meet: Sidney Lumet, a director. He's just separated from his actress wife, Rita Gam. I think you'd each have something to give the other.''
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THEATER REVIEW; Reflections on Aging By Some Who Would Know
NYTimes - almost 14 years
'24 Evenings of Wit and Wisdom' Arclight Theater One good thing about getting older (and there aren't that many) is that it happens to everybody: your friends, your enemies, your favorite rock group. It happened to the great thinkers too, and before they died, many wrote or talked about it. This is the basis of ''24 Evenings of Wit and Wisdom,'' a
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THEATER REVIEW; Listening To a Life Drain Out Of a Bottle
NYTimes - almost 15 years
It may be your opinion that the last thing Manhattan needs is another drunken windbag, the kind who ruins dinner parties by driveling and ranting through every course, spitting food and sloshing wine. But please let Alan Bates help you to reconsider this social prejudice. Mr. Bates, you see, is playing just that sort of man, a fellow whom liquor
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Spring Theater; The Starlet Who Could
NYTimes - almost 15 years
FORTUNE'S FOOL'' is making it to Broadway because Rita Gam knew some people. She was traveling in the north of England a couple of years ago, visiting a friend, a writer by the name of Mike Poulton. Having gained a taste for producing as the maker of documentaries about travel and the film industry, she posed a question that frequently springs to a
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Pauline Trigère, 93, Exemplar of American Style, Dies
NYTimes - about 15 years
Pauline Trigère, the Paris-born designer who was not only her own best model but also an elegant and chic symbol of the American fashion industry for more than half a century, died at her home on the East Side of Manhattan on Wednesday night, said her daughter-in-law Melanie Radley. She was 93. ''Fashion is what people tell you to wear,'' she
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Pauline Trigère, Exemplar of American Style, Dies at 93
NYTimes - about 15 years
Pauline Trigère, the Paris-born designer who was not only her own best model but also an elegant and chic symbol of the American fashion industry for more than half a century, died at her home on the East Side of Manhattan last night, said her daughter-in-law Melanie Radley. She was 93. ''Fashion is what people tell you to wear,'' she often said.
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THEATER REVIEW; Chekhov Is Recast: Laughter Plays Painkiller
NYTimes - almost 17 years
''Scenes From Country Life'' is the official subtitle that hangs, with the humility of a disclaimer, from the brooding masterpiece known as ''Uncle Vanya.'' But such self-effacing modesty doesn't fit the guffaw of a production that opened last night at the Brooks Atkinson Theater. No, some other appellation is required, something with a more
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Lee Richardson, 73, an Actor Noted for His English Accents
NYTimes - over 17 years
Lee Richardson, an actor whose career spanned more than four decades of stage, film and television work, died on Oct. 2 at his home in Manhattan. He was 73. The cause was cardiac arrest after complications from a perforated ulcer, said his daughter, Rachel Richardson Lyons. For more than 40 years, Mr. Richardson was a fixture on the New York stage
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SPOTLIGHT; Dark Doings
NYTimes - over 19 years
Nunally Johnson's NIGHT PEOPLE (1954) is a perfectly dandy and intelligent suspense melodrama about espionage and a kidnapping in divided postwar Berlin. The city's ruins loom authentically behind the tingling project. This is one of Gregory Peck's best roles as a tough, imaginative Army officer assigned to a ticklish project involving a Communist
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THEATER; 'The Cottage' in Mamaroneck
NYTimes - over 21 years
NINA ANDREWS is a piece of work. In "The Cottage,' a new play by Julie Gilbert at the Emelin Theater, the character is compared with Eve Harrington, among the lethal women of fiction. Even Nina's therapist calls her "a gobbler" -- and her therapist knows for sure. At 35, Nina is the bad seed come of age. An archetypal revenge tale with a
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THE NIGHT; A Hatful of Yoo-Hoo's, A Roomful of Vocations
NYTimes - about 22 years
UPTOWN -- "I'm over 70! I'm too old for this!" On Dec. 18, Shelley Winters, who doesn't appear to be too old for anything, was at the Actors Studio on West 44th Street to watch a revival of "A Hatful of Rain." Ms. Winters, in sunglasses and a scarf held in place by a baseball cap, played opposite Ben Gazzara in the original 1955 Broadway production
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CHRONICLE
NYTimes - over 22 years
Traditionally, on the day before Labor Day, a group of about 40 friends gathers to sing "Happy Birthday" to JEAN DALRYMPLE, the producer, director, actress and author, who will be 92 on Sunday. They have been at it for almost half a century, said BETSY VON FURSTENBERG, an actress who joined the Dalrymple Birthday Club in 1951. Among the other
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CHRONICLE
NYTimes - over 22 years
This year's awards season isn't quite over yet. RITA GAM, the actress, writer and producer, will receive the United Nations Society of Writers Award of Excellence tomorrow at a reception at the Manhattan home of Hans Janitschek, president of the organization. She is being honored as host and co-producer of a series on the film industry in various
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Rita Gam
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 88
    Died on March 22, 2016.
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  • 2004
    Age 76
    In 2004, she appeared in one of a series of ads for the Royal Bank of Scotland.
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  • 2003
    Age 75
    In 2003, she appeared in the rotating cast of the Off-Broadway stage reading of Wit & Wisdom.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1971
    Age 43
    She returned to the U.S. to appear in small parts in films, including Klute in 1971, before taking up documentary film making.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1962
    Age 34
    She shared the Silver Bear for Best Actress award with Viveca Lindfors at the 1962 Berlin Film Festival, for their performances in Tad Danielewski's No Exit.
    More Details Hide Details In 1963, Gam was a leading member of The Minnesota Theatre Company in the opening season of The Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Gam appeared in a few more American films before working in Europe.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1956
    Age 28
    In 1956 she married publisher Thomas Guinzburg. This marriage also ended in divorce in 1963. She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of her close friend, Grace Kelly, to Prince Rainier in Monaco. Gam died on March 22, 2016 at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from respiratory failure, aged 88.
    More Details Hide Details She was survived by a daughter and a son. Gam was the author of two books, Actress to Actress and Actors: A Celebration
  • 1952
    Age 24
    In October 1952, she signed a long-term MGM contract.
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    She appeared first in the 1952 film noir The Thief, which starred Ray Milland.
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  • 1949
    Age 21
    Gam's first husband was director Sidney Lumet, whom she married in 1949. The marriage ended in divorce in 1955, and Lumet married socialite Gloria Vanderbilt.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1927
    Born
    Born on April 2, 1927.
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