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Niven Busch
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William Wyler
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Gary Cooper
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Robert Mitchum
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Samuel Goldwyn
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Teresa Wright

Knowledge Identifier: +Teresa_Wright

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Teresa Wright

American actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1918.

Countries: United States (66%), New York (10%), United Kingdom (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The Best Years of Our Lives, The Pride of the Yankees, Niven Busch

Linked to: Columbia High School, The New York Times, Universal Studios

 

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Teresa Wright was born in 1918 add something


1938

Following her high school graduation in 1938, she went to New York, changed her name to "Teresa Wright", and was hired as understudy to Dorothy McGuire and Martha Scott for the role of Emily in Thornton Wilder's stage production of "Our Town" at Henry Miller's Theatre add something


1939

In autumn 1939, Wright began a two-year appearance in the stage play "Life with Father", playing the role of Mary Skinner add something


1941

Goldwyn immediately hired the young actress for the role of Bette Davis' daughter in the 1941 adaptation of Lillian Hellman's "The Little Foxes", signing her to a five-year Hollywood contract with the Goldwyn Studios add something

 

In 1941, Wright was nominated for the Academy award for Best Supporting Actress for her film d├ębut in "The Little Foxes" add something


1942

Wright was married to writer Niven Busch from 1942 to 1952 add something

 

Niven Busch - He was married to actress Teresa Wright for ten years beginning in 1942

 

Lou Gehrig - In 1942, the life of Lou Gehrig was portrayed in the movie "The Pride of the Yankees", starring Gary Cooper as Gehrig and Teresa Wright as his wife Eleanor

 

The Pride of the Yankees - "'The Pride of the Yankees"' is a 1942 American film directed by Sam Wood and starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Walter Brennan


1943

In 1943, Wright appeared in the acclaimed Universal film "Shadow of a Doubt", directed by Alfred Hitchcock, playing an innocent young woman who discovers her beloved uncle is a serial murderer add something


 

In 1946, Wright delivered another notable performance in William Wyler's "The Best Years of Our Lives", an award-winning film about the adjustments of servicemen returning home after World War II add something

 

Samuel Goldwyn - In 1946, the year he was honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial *award, Goldwyn's drama "The Best Years of Our Lives", starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Teresa Wright and Dana Andrews, won the Academy *award for Best Picture

 

The Best Years of Our Lives - "'The Best Years of Our Lives"' is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia_Mayo, and Harold Russell


1947

In 1947, Wright appeared in the western "Pursued" opposite Robert Mitchum add something

 

Sandy Descher - She played Susan Walker in "The 20th Century-Fox Hour" remake of the 1947 film classic, "Miracle on 34th Street", opposite Teresa Wright, who played her mother Doris, and Thomas Mitchell, who played Kris Kringle


1948

In December 1948, after rebelling against the studio system that brought her fame, Teresa Wright had a public falling out with Samuel Goldwyn, which resulted in the cancellation of Wright's contract with his studio add something

 

"Goldwyn-Wright Affray" in "The New York Times", December 19, 1948, page II 5 add something


1950

In the 1950s, Wright appeared in several unsuccessful films, including "The Capture" , "Something to Live For" , "California Conquest" , "The Steel Trap" , "Count the Hours" , "The Actress" , and "Track of the Cat" opposite Robert Mitchum again add something


1955

In 1955 she played Doris Walker in "The 20th Century-Fox Hour" remake of the 1947 classic film, "Miracle on 34th Street", opposite MacDonald Carey and Thomas Mitchell add something

 

Thomas Mitchell (actor) - In 1955 he played Kris Kringle in "The 20th Century-Fox Hour" remake of the 1947 classic film, "Miracle on 34th Street", opposite Teresa Wright and MacDonald Carey


1959

She married playwright Robert Anderson in 1959 add something


 

In 1975, Wright appeared in the Broadway revival of "Death of a Salesman", and in 1980, appeared in the revival of "Morning's at Seven", for which she won a Drama Desk award as a member of the Outstanding Ensemble Performance add something


1978

They were divorced in 1978, but maintained a close relationship until the end of her life add something


 

In 1989, she received her third Emmy award nomination for her performance in the CBS drama series "Dolphin Cove" add something


 

In 1996, she reminisced about Alfred Hitchcock at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and in 2003, she appeared on the Academy awards show in a segment honoring previous Oscar-winners add something


1998

In 1998, Smith accompanied his grandmother to Yankee Stadium when she was invited to throw the ceremonial first pitch add something


2005

After Wright died in 2005, in honor of her heartfelt performance in "The Pride of the Yankees" , when the roll call of former Yankees who had passed on was announced on opening day, her name was read out among all the ballplayers add something


Teresa Wright died in 2005 add something

 

Teresa Wright died on March 6, 2005 of a heart attack at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut at the age of 86 add something

 

After Wright died in 2005, in honor of her heartfelt performance in that film, when the roll call of former Yankees who had passed on was announced at Old Timer's Day on July 5, 2005, her name was read out among all the ballplayers and other members of the Yankees family add something


2016

"A Girl's Got To Breathe: The Life of Teresa Wright," by Donald Spoto, was published in February 2016 add something