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Joanne Woodward

Joanne Woodward
Birth name Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward
Born February 27, 1930 (1930-02-27) (age 77)
Flag of United States Thomasville, Georgia, USA
Spouse(s) Paul Newman (1958-)
Children Elinor Newman
Melissa Newman
Claire Newman
Academy Awards
Best Actress
1957 The Three Faces of Eve
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries/Movie
1978 See How She Runs
1985 Do You Remember Love
Outstanding Informational Special
1990 American Masters: Broadway's Dreamers: The Legacy of the Group Theatre
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1958 The Three Faces of Eve
1969 Rachel, Rachel
Best Actress - Mini-series
1995 Breathing Lessons
BAFTA Awards
Best Actress
1973 Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Life Achievement Award
1986 Lifetime Achievement
Best Actress - Miniseries/TV Movies
1994 Breathing Lessons

Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward (born February 27, 1930) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy award winning American actress. Woodward, who is married to Paul Newman, is also a television and theatrical producer. Image File history File links Joanne_Woodward. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Thomasville is a city in Thomas County, Georgia, United States. ... Paul Leonard Newman (born January 26, 1925) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Cannes Award, and Emmy Award-winning American actor and film director. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 film which tells the true story of a woman who suffered from Dissociative identity disorder. ... An Emmy Award. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie winners: 1974: Mildred Natwick - The Swoop Sisters 1975: Jessica Walter - Amy Prentiss 1976: Rosemary Harris - Notorious Woman 1977: Patty Duke - Captains and Kings 1978: Meryl Streep - Holocaust 1979: Bette Davis - Strangers... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 film which tells the true story of a woman who suffered from Dissociative identity disorder. ... Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 film which tells the story of a repressed school teacher, living with her mother, who suddenly gets a man in her life. ... Breathing Lessons is a 1988 novel by American author Anne Tyler. ... BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actresses of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams is a 1973 film which tells the story of a New York City homemaker who rethinks her relationships with her husband, her children and her mother. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Screen Actors Guilds National Honors and Tributes Committee bestows an annual Life Achievement Award for outstanding achievement in fostering the finest ideals of the acting profession. ... The SAG Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Miniseries or Television Movie is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in Miniseries or Television Movie. ... Breathing Lessons is a 1988 novel by American author Anne Tyler. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... An Emmy Award. ... Paul Leonard Newman (born January 26, 1925) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Cannes Award, and Emmy Award-winning American actor and film director. ...

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Early life

Woodward was born in Thomasville, Georgia, where she remained until she was in the second grade. Her family relocated to Marietta, Georgia. They moved once again when she was a junior in high school. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1947, in Greenville, South Carolina. Woodward won many beauty contests as a teenager. She majored in drama at Louisiana State University, where she was an initiate of Chi Omega sorority, then headed to New York City to perform on the stage. Thomasville is a city in Thomas County, Georgia, United States. ... Historic Downtown Marietta Marietta is a city located in central Cobb County, Georgia GR6, and is its county seat. ... Location in South Carolina Coordinates: , County Greenville County Founded 1831 Government  - Mayor Knox White Area  - City 67. ... Mrs. ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


She was influenced to become an actress by her mother's love of movies. Her mother wanted to name her after Joan Crawford, but then her parents decided that "Joanne" was more Southern. Attending the premiere of Gone with the Wind in Atlanta, nine-year-old Joanne rushed out into the parade of stars and sat on the lap of Laurence Olivier, star Vivien Leigh's husband. She eventually worked with Olivier in 1979, in a television production of Come Back, Little Sheba. Woodward is also the very first person to ever receive a Hollywood star on the Walk of Fame. Joan Crawford (March 23, 1905[1]– May 10, 1977) was an acclaimed, iconic, Academy Award-winning American actress, arguably one of the greatest from the Golden Age of Hollywood in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. ... Gone with the Wind is a 1939 film adapted from Margaret Mitchells 1936 novel of the same name. ... Hotlanta redirects here. ... Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907–11 July 1989) was an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and four-time Emmy winning English actor, director, and producer. ... Vivien Leigh, Lady Olivier (November 5, 1913 – July 8, 1967) was a two-time Academy Award winning English actress. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Come Back, Little Sheba can refer to two things: Come Back, Little Sheba is a play written by American playwright William Inge. ...


Career

Early career

Woodward's first film was a post-Civil War western Count Three and Pray, in 1955. She continued to move between Hollywood and Broadway, eventually, understudying in the New York production of Picnic which featured Paul Newman. The two were married in 1958 after their work together in the film The Long, Hot Summer. By that time, Woodward had starred in The Three Faces of Eve, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Count Three and Pray is a 1955 western film starring Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward (in her film debut) and Raymond Burr. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... ... Broadway theatre[1] is the most prestigious form of professional theatre in the U.S., as well as the most well known to the general public and most lucrative for the performers, technicians and others involved in putting on the shows. ... Picnic is a 1953 play by William Inge. ... Paul Leonard Newman (born January 26, 1925) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Cannes Award, and Emmy Award-winning American actor and film director. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. ... The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 film which tells the true story of a woman who suffered from Dissociative identity disorder. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...

Woodward and Robert Wagner in A Kiss Before Dying
Woodward and Robert Wagner in A Kiss Before Dying

Joanne Woodward and Robert Wagner in A Kiss Before Dying This is a screenshot of a copyrighted movie or television program. ... Joanne Woodward and Robert Wagner in A Kiss Before Dying This is a screenshot of a copyrighted movie or television program. ... A Kiss Before Dying is a novel by Ira Levin. ...

Films with Paul Newman

She appeared with her husband, Paul Newman in the featured films:

They both also appeared in the HBO miniseries Empire Falls but did not have any scenes together. The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. ... From the Terrace is a 1960 motion picture directed by Mark Robson and starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Barbara Eden, Ina Balin, Leon Ames. ... Paris Blues is a 1961 American feature film. ... A New Kind of Love is a 1963 film starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. ... In baseball, a pitcher is credited with a win (or W) when, in a game won by his team, he is the teams pitcher at the time that his team takes a lead that it does not relinquish for the remainder of the game. ... WUSA is a 1970 drama film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg. ... The Drowning Pool is a 1975 film based Ross Macdonalds novel, starring Paul Newman, Melanie Griffith, and Richard Jaeckel. ... Mr. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ... Empire Falls is a two-part mini-series that aired on HBO in 2005. ...


She starred in four films that Newman directed or produced but did not star in:

Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 film which tells the story of a repressed school teacher, living with her mother, who suddenly gets a man in her life. ... The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds is a play written by Paul Zindel, a playwright and science teacher (many of his works focus on science or youth), in 1964, and was the 1971 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an Obie, and the New... The Shadow Box is a Tony-winning play written by actor Michael Cristofer. ... The Glass Menagerie is a play by Tennessee Williams. ...

Later career

Woodward has continued to act on stage, films, and television in such films as Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams and Philadelphia (1993) in which she played the mother to Tom Hanks' character. She also appeared in the television films Sybil opposite Sally Field and Crisis at Central High. She was the narrator for Martin Scorsese's screen version of The Age of Innocence. Philadelphia is a 1993 film drama revolving around the AIDS epidemic, written by Ron Nyswaner and directed by Jonathan Demme. ... Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor, Emmy-winning director, voice-over artist and movie producer. ... A picture of 30th anniversary DVD version of Sybil Sybil originally aired as a made-for-television miniseries in 1976. ... Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is a two-time Academy Award winning American actress . ... Crisis at Central High was a 1981 made-for-television movie about the Little Rock Integration Crisis of 1957, based on a draft of the memoir by the same name by former assistant principal Elizabeth Huckaby. ... Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese (IPA: AmE: ; Ita: []) (born November 17, 1942) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Directors Guild of America award winning American film director, writer and producer and founder World Cinema Foundation. ... For other uses, see Age of innocence. ...


She has produced, co-produced and directed a number of TV programs.


Woodward is currently artistic director of the Westport Country Playhouse. The Westport Country Playhouse is a theatre in Westport, Connecticut, founded in 1930 by Lawrence Langner and his wife. ...


Academy Awards

Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 film which tells the true story of a woman who suffered from Dissociative identity disorder. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 film which tells the story of a repressed school teacher, living with her mother, who suddenly gets a man in her life. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams is a 1973 film which tells the story of a New York City homemaker who rethinks her relationships with her husband, her children and her mother. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Mr. ...

Emmy Awards

She won Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TF Movie, for See How She Runs (1978) as a divorced teacher who trains for a marathon, and in the same category again for Do You Remember Love? (1985) as a professor who begins to suffer from Alzheimer's disease. She has been nominated an additional five times for her acting roles on television. An Emmy Award. ...


Private life

Woodward married Paul Newman on January 29, 1958. They have three daughters: Elinor Teresa (1959; known professionally as Nell Potts), Melissa Steward (1961), and Claire "Clea" Olivia (1965). She and Newman live in Westport, Connecticut, but are extremely private about their personal lives. Newman will occasionally venture to California, but Woodward has refused to go west for many years. Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Incorporated 1835 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - First selectman Gordon F. Joseloff  - Town meeting moderator Alice H. Shelton Area  - City 86. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


In 1990, she was graduated from Sarah Lawrence College alongside her daughter, Clea. Sarah Lawrence College is a private liberal arts college located in metropolitan New York City, about a thirty-minute train ride north of Manhattan. ...

Awards
Preceded by
Ingrid Bergman
for Anastasia
Academy Award for Best Actress
1957
for The Three Faces of Eve
Succeeded by
Susan Hayward
for I Want to Live!
Preceded by
Ingrid Bergman
for Anastasia
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1958
for The Three Faces of Eve
Succeeded by
Susan Hayward
for I Want To Live!
Preceded by
Edith Evans
for The Whisperers
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1969
for Rachel, Rachel
Succeeded by
Geneviève Bujold
for Anne of the Thousand Days

  (pronounced in Swedish, but usually in English, IPA notation) (August 29, 1915 – August 29, 1982) was a three-time Academy Award-winning and two-time Emmy Award-winning Swedish actress. ... Anastasia is a 1956 film which tells the true story of a young, confused woman in France after the Russian Revolution who, backed by the Russian emigre community, attempts to pass herself off as Anastasia Nicolaievna Romanova, the daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 film which tells the true story of a woman who suffered from Dissociative identity disorder. ... Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... I Want to Live! is a 1958 film which tells the true story of a woman, Barbara Graham, accused of murder, who faces execution. ...   (pronounced in Swedish, but usually in English, IPA notation) (August 29, 1915 – August 29, 1982) was a three-time Academy Award-winning and two-time Emmy Award-winning Swedish actress. ... Anastasia is a 1956 film which tells the true story of a young, confused woman in France after the Russian Revolution who, backed by the Russian emigre community, attempts to pass herself off as Anastasia Nicolaievna Romanova, the daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 film which tells the true story of a woman who suffered from Dissociative identity disorder. ... Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... I Want to Live! is a 1958 film which tells the true story of a woman, Barbara Graham, accused of murder, who faces execution. ... Dame Edith Mary Evans (February 8, 1888 - October 14, 1976) was a highly regarded British actress. ... The Whisperers is a 1966 film which tells the story of an impoverished old woman living alone in a seedy apartment who lives in a fantasy world in which she is an heiress. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 film which tells the story of a repressed school teacher, living with her mother, who suddenly gets a man in her life. ... Genevieve Bujold as Nicole Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager Geneviève Bujold (born July 1, 1942 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian actress. ... Anne of the Thousand Days is an Academy Award-winning 1969 costume drama made by Hal Wallis Productions and distributed by Universal Pictures. ...

Trivia

  • She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Blvd. She was the first performer to receive a star on the Walk of Fame. It was laid on February 9, 1960.
  • The very briefly glimpsed portrait of the unseen character Marguerite Wyke in the 1972 film Sleuth (credited to the imaginary actress Eve Channing; see [1]) is actually of Woodward.
  • In The Three Faces of Eve she portrays a character suffering from multiple personality disorder. In Sybil, she portrays a character treating a persona with multiple personality disorder. Both are among her most famous roles.

A band plays on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sleuth is a comedy drama play by Anthony Shaffer. ... Overview In psychiatry, Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is the current name of the condition formerly listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) and Multiple Personality Syndrome. ... A picture of 30th anniversary DVD version of Sybil Sybil originally aired as a made-for-television miniseries in 1976. ...

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Joanne-Woodward.com (150 words)
With spouse Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward comprised one of the most successful husband-and-wife tandems in Hollywood history; not only among the most acclaimed film actresses of her era, she was also highly visible as a television and theatrical performer, as well as a prominent social activist.
Woodward was born February 27, 1930 in Thomasville, Georgia, and later acted in campus productions while attending Louisiana State University.
After relocating to New York she studied at both the Neighborhood Playhouse and the Actors' Studio, and in 1953 signed on as an understudy in the Broadway production of William Inge's Picnic; there she met Newman, and they soon fell in love.
Joanne Woodward at Hollywood.com (2799 words)
Woodward has also been directed by Newman, most typically as genteel mothers of variable levels of stability, in "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds" (1972), "Harry & Son" (1984) and "The Glass Menagerie" (1987), and on TV in "The Shadow Box" (ABC, 1980).
Woodward was also regularly seen from 1986 to 1988 hosting operas on PBS' "Live at the Met", and won another Emmy as co-producer of the "American Masters" presentation, "Broadway Dreamers: The Legacy of the Group Theater" (PBS, 1989).
Woodward was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and a Golden Globe award for Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.
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