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Joanne Woodward

Actress Joanne Woodward

Profession: Actress

United States of America

Why Famous: The Three Faces of Eve (1957), Rachel, Rachel (1968), Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973) and Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990).

Born: February 27, 1930
Birthplace: Thomasville, Georgia, USA
Age: 91 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 1958-01-29 Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas

Historical Events

  • 1958-02-22 15th Golden Globes: "The Bridge on the River Kwai", Alec Guinness, & Joanne Woodward win
  • 1958-03-26 30th Academy Awards-"The Bridge on the River Kwai" wins Best Picture, Joanne Woodward & Alec Guinness win Best Actress and Best Actor, respectively
  • 1969-02-24 26th Golden Globes: "The Lion in Winter", Peter O'Toole, & Joanne Woodward win

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