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Shirley Booth

Actress Shirley Booth

Full Name: Marjory Ford
Profession: Actress

United States of America

Why Famous: Come Back, Little Sheba (1952), About Mrs. Leslie (1954) and The Matchmaker (1958).

Born: August 30, 1898
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: October 16, 1992 (aged 94)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Married Life

  • 1929-11-23 Academy Award-winning Shirley Booth marries comic actor Ed Gardner

Events in the Life of Shirley Booth

  • 1953-02-26 10th Golden Globes: "The Greatest Show on Earth", Gary Cooper, & Shirley Booth win
  • 1953-03-19 25th Academy Awards: "Greatest Show on Earth", Gary Cooper & Shirley Booth win (1st time televised)
  • 1961-09-28 "Hazel" starring Shirley Booth debuts on NBC-TV
  • 1962-05-22 14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth win
  • 1963-05-26 15th Emmy Awards: "The Dick Van Dyke Show", E G Marshall & Shirley Booth win

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