Beatrice Straight Actress

Beatrice Straight is a 86 years old Actress from . Beatrice Straight was born on August 02, 1914 (died on April 07, 2001, she was 86 years old) in as Beatrice Whitney Straight. Her nickname was Straight Beatrice Whitney.

Beatrice Straight
United States
August 2, 1914
Death Date:
April 7, 2001 (age 86)
Birth Sign :



Beatrice Whitney Straight was an American theatre film and television actress. In her role in the 1976 film Network she was on screen for five minutes and forty seconds the shortest performance ever to win an Academy Award for acting in this case for best supporting actress. She also received an Emmy nomination for her role in The Dain Curse. Straight can also be recognized as Dr. Lesh in Poltergeist.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Beatrice Straight is Beatrice Whitney Straight
Is Beatrice Straight still alive?

No, she died on 04/07/2001, 22 years ago. She was 86 years old when she died. She died in California, Los Angeles



Beatrice Straight had two marriages.

Louis Dolivet

Louis Dolivet, Film producer

After , they break up on May 24th, 1949.

Peter Cookson

Peter Cookson, American actor

Straight married with Peter Cookson (76), in 1949. Beatrice Straight was 34 and Peter Cookson was 35 years old. They ended their 41 years marriage in 1990.


She had one child, Tony .


Beatrice Straight Movies (21)

There are 21 movies of Beatrice Straight.

Her first feature film was Poltergeist (1982, as Dr. Lesh). She was 68 when she starred in this movie. Since 1982, she has appeared in 21 feature films. The last one is The Silken Affair (1957). In this movie, she played the character Theora .

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Beatrice Straight movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

Beatrice Straight TV Shows (21)

Her first TV Show was Studio One (1948).

View all Beatrice Straight TV shows. What was Beatrice's zodiac sign?

Beatrice Straight zodiac sign was leo.

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