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Beatrice Straight

Beatrice StraightAKA Beatrice Whitney Straight

Born: 2-Aug-1914
Birthplace: Old Westbury, NY
Died: 7-Apr-2001
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Network

Primarily a stage actress.

Father: Willard Dickerman Straight (d. influenza)
Mother: Dorothy Payne Whitney
Father: Leonard K. Elmhirst (stepfather from 1925)
Husband: Louis Dolivet (div. 24-May-1949)
Husband: Peter Cookson (m. 2-Jun-1949, d. 6-Jan-1990, two sons)
Son: Tony Cookson
Son: Gary Cookson

    Oscar for Best Supporting Actress 1977 for Network
    Risk Factors: Alzheimer's

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Deceived (27-Sep-1991)
    Power (9-May-1986)
    Under Siege (9-Feb-1986)
    Chiller (22-May-1985)
    Two of a Kind (16-Dec-1983)
    Poltergeist (4-Jun-1982) · Dr. Lesh
    Endless Love (17-Jul-1981)
    The Formula (19-Dec-1980)
    Bloodline (29-Jun-1979)
    The Promise (8-Jun-1979)
    The Dain Curse (22-May-1978)
    Network (27-Nov-1976) · Louise Schumacher
    The Young Lovers (12-Nov-1964) · Mrs. Burns
    The Nun's Story (18-Jun-1959) · Mother Christophe
    Patterns (27-Mar-1956) · Nancy Staples
    King Lear (18-Oct-1953)
    Phone Call from a Stranger (1-Feb-1952)



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