Born on August 18, 1920
From St. Louis, Missouri
Shelley Winters as "Belle Rosen"
En route from New York City to Greece on New Year's Eve, majestic passenger ship the S.S. Poseidon is overtaken by a tidal wave. With the captain (Leslie Nielsen) dead, surviving passengers, including the passionate Rev. Scott (Gene Hackman), band together in the ship's ballroom. The group struggles to avert fires, flooding, structural instability and mechanical malfunctions as they make their way through a maze of ladders and tunnels in their desperate attempt to escape a watery grave.
|Academy Award (1972)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1972)||Nominated||Supporting Actress|
|Golden Globe (1972)||Won||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|