Shirley Booth Movie Actress

She was born on August 30, 1898 (died on October 16, 1992, she was 94 years old) as Marjory Ford. Her nickname was Ford Thelma Booth.


Shirley Booth was an American stage film radio and television actress. Primarily a theater actress Booth's Broadway career began in 1925. Her most significant success was as Lola Delaney in the drama Come Back Little Sheba for which she received a Tony Award in 1950. She made her film debut reprising her role in the 1952 film version and won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance. read more

Is Shirley Booth still alive?

No, she died on 10/16/1992, 28 years ago. She was 94 years old when she died. Cause of death: disease. She died in Chatham and buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery .

What was Shirley's zodiac sign?

Shirley Booth zodiac sign was virgo.


Her first feature film was The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974, as Mrs. Claus (voice)). She was 76 when she starred in this movie. Since 1974, she has appeared in 8 feature films. The last one is The Glass Menagerie (1966). In this movie, she played the character Amanda Wingfield .

Her first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

Awards (3)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Actress in 1952 , awarded Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play in 1952 , awarded Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play in 1948 ,


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    Ed Gardner, American actor

    She married with Ed Gardner (62), in 1929. Shirley Booth was 30 and Ed Gardner was 27 years old. After 13 years, they break up in 1942.

Shirley Booth Movies (8)

Shirley Booth TV Shows

Shirley Booth movie characters

When is Shirley Booth's next birthday?

Shirley Booth was born on the , which was a Tuesday

Her real name:
Birth name of Shirley Booth is Marjory Ford
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