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Shirley Booth

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Birth Name: Shirley Booth
Born: 08/30/1898
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: North Chatham, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 10/16/1992

Booth's fortunes improved considerably after she originated the role of intrepid news photographer Liz Imbrie in the Broadway smash "The Philadelphia Story" (1939), starring Katharine Hepburn. Other notable Broadway roles followed: a wisecracking writer in "My Sister Eileen" (1940); an anti-fascist teacher in "Tomorrow the World" (1943); a vivacious gossip columnist in "Hollywood Pinafore" (1945); and, in a Tony-winning performance, the sophisticated secretary to a US congresswoman in "Goodbye, My Fancy" (1949).

The most important role of Booth's career came in 1950 with the Broadway production of William Inge's "Come Back, Little Sheba", in which she played a slovenly, gabby housewife wi... Continue Bio >>

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