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  • Nancy Olson

    Born on July 14, 1928 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Nancy Olson as "Betty Schaefer"

An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriters ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence, madness, and death.

Academy Award (1950) Nominated Best Supporting Actress

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