Joanne Woodward

Actress Joanne Woodward

Profession: Actress

United States of America

Biography: Award-winning actress who establish a career during the Golden age of Hollywood but also went on to become an acclaimed TV actress.

Her most famous work includes the film "The Three Faces of Eve" (1957) for which she won an Oscar and a Golden Globe, "Rachel, Rachel" (1968) directed and produced by her husband Paul Newman and which won her another Golden Globe.

She has other significant role in "Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams" (1973) and in the Merchant Ivory film "Mr. and Mrs. Bridge" (1990) in which she starred opposite her husband. On TV she starred opposite Sally Field in the TV movie "Sybil" (1976)

Born: February 27, 1930
Birthplace: Thomasville, Georgia, USA
Age: 92 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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