Born on November 22, 1924
From Kirksville, Missouri
Geraldine Page as "Mrs. Carrie Watts"
Carrie Watts (Geraldine Page) may be old, but she suffers no shortage of spirit. When her carping daughter-in-law (Carlin Glynn) and overprotective son (John Heard) forbid her to travel alone from Houston to her childhood home in Bountiful, she strikes out anyway. Learning that trains no longer stop there, she takes a bus instead and en route meets a young woman (Rebecca De Mornay) with whom she shares both secrets and memories. Little does she know that her family has alerted the police.
|Academy Award (1985)||Won||Actress in a Leading Role|
|Golden Globe (1985)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
Geraldine Page as "Mrs. Ritter"
Cousins Paulie (Eric Roberts) and Charlie (Mickey Rourke) plan to rob a merchant in the New York City neighborhood that's home to the restaurant where they work. When their scheme results in the death of a police officer and draws the ire of the Mafia-linked businessman who was ripped off, Charlie's girlfriend (Daryl Hannah) bolts, and mob henchmen exact a brutal price from Paulie. With the mob threatening to kill them, the thieves must think fast if they intend to survive.
|Academy Award (1984)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
Geraldine Page as "Eve"
When dominating interior designer Eve (Geraldine Page) and her husband, Arthur (E.G. Marshall), split after decades of marriage, it comes as a shock to their adult daughters -- tightly wound author Renata (Diane Keaton), struggling actress Joey (Mary Beth Hurt) and flighty Flyn (Kristin Griffith) -- as does Arthur's new romance with a vibrant artist (Maureen Stapleton). This was writer-director Woody Allen's first dramatic feature, and the first of his films in which he did not act.
|Academy Award (1978)||Nominated||Actress in a Leading Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)||Won||Supporting Actress|
|Golden Globe (1978)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
Geraldine Page as "Alexandra Del Lago (Princess Cosmonopolous)"
After unsuccessfully trying his luck in Hollywood, charming gigolo Chance Wayne (Paul Newman) wanders back to his hometown, accompanied by Alexandra Del Lago (Geraldine Page), a movie star on the wane. Chance quickly falls back into his old rut -- he's still smitten with his former sweetheart, Heavenly Finley (Shirley Knight), but her thuggish brother (Rip Torn) and her crooked politician father (Ed Begley) both hate him. When Alexandra leaves town, Chance is left with little more than trouble.
|Academy Award (1962)||Nominated||Actress|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)||Nominated||Foreign Actress|
|Golden Globe (1962)||Won||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
Geraldine Page as "Alma Winemiller"
Uptight single woman Alma Winemiller (Geraldine Page) carries a torch for the boy next door, who has grown up into dashing doctor John Buchanan Jr. (Laurence Harvey). An unabashed hedonist, John falls for the sensual Rosa Zacharias (Rita Moreno) and enjoys carefree nights out on the town, an approach to life that starkly contrasts with Alma's reserved manner. While Alma attempts to come out of her shell, John also reconsiders his impulsive ways, leading to the possibility of romance.
|Academy Award (1961)||Nominated||Actress|
|Golden Globe (1961)||Won||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
Geraldine Page as "Angie Lowe"
An embittered Indian scout attempts to escort a homesteader's wife and her son back to safety after her cowardly husband deserts her during an Apache attack. When she refuses to go, the scout stays on to help for a while and, over time, forms a strong bond with both her and her son.
|Academy Award (1953)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|