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  • Celeste Holm

    Born on December 31, 1969 in New York, New York

awards & nominations

All About Eve (1950)

Celeste Holm as "Karen Richards"

Backstage story revolving around aspiring actress Eve Harrington. Tattered and forlorn, Eve shows up in the dressing room of Broadway mega-star Margo Channing, telling a melancholy life story to Margo and her friends. Margo takes Eve under her wing, and it appears that Eve is a conniver that uses Margo.

Academy Award (1950) Nominated Best Supporting Actress

Come to the Stable (1949)

Celeste Holm as "Sister Scholastica"

In this heartwarming 1949 film, Sister Margaret (Loretta Young) and Sister Scholastica (Celeste Holm) arrive unannounced and determined to build a children's hospital in the small New England town of Bethlehem. They seek to fulfill a promise they made to God when he saved a similar infirmary in war-torn Normandy. To build it, the sisters recruit various townspeople, negotiate with a bookie (Thomas Gomez) for the land and contend with a songwriter (Hugh Marlowe) who's set against the project.

Academy Award (1949) Nominated Best Supporting Actress

Gentleman's Agreement (1947)

Celeste Holm as "Anne Dettrey"

When journalist Phil Green (Gregory Peck) moves to New York City, he takes on a high-profile magazine assignment about anti-Semitism. In order to truly view things from an empathetic perspective, he pretends to be a Jew and begins to experience many forms of bigotry, both firsthand and through a Jewish friend, Dave Goldman (John Garfield). Phil soon falls in love with beautiful Kathy Lacy (Dorothy McGuire), but their relationship is complicated by his unusual endeavor.

Academy Award (1947) Won Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1947) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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