Ethel Barrymore

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Ethel Barrymore
Ethel Mae Blythe
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

Barrymore, Ethel

(1879–1959) stage and film actress; born in Philadelphia. Daughter of Maurice Barrymore and a member of the famous family of actors, she had her first success in Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines (1901), and made some early silent films. In 1944 she won an Academy Award for best supporting actress in None But the Lonely Heart. She was admired for her portrayal of lovable eccentrics.
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The Glass Menagerie * Written by Tennessee Williams * Directed by David Leveaux * Starring Jessica Lange, Christian Slater, and Sarah Paulson * Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City (through July 10)
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His recitals of various rowdy episodes--for example, a drinking bout with Ethel Barrymore, one of "the champion lady boozers of Broadway," enliven the memoir.
On May 1, it opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theater and achieved a resounding popular success.
He made his film debut in 1949 in That Midnight Kiss costarring Kathryn Grayson and Ethel Barrymore.
the Extra-Terrestrial is the fifth member of the Barrymore acting dynasty to receive a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, after father John D Barrymore and grandfather John Barrymore, whose siblings were Lionel Barrymore and Ethel Barrymore.
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Notables who died this year included Ethel Barrymore, the celebrated actress, June 18, at 79; Ernest Bloch, composer, July 15, at 78; Raymond Chandler, author, Mar.
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This one gave guests a chance to step back in time to the early 1900s, when the late Virginia Robinson of Robinson's department stores threw lavish parties for 500 of her nearest and dearest friends, including Charlie Chaplin, Ethel Barrymore and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.