Eileen Heckart, Best Supporting Actress 1972: MovieMonday.com

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Eileen Heckart won her Supporting Oscar for playing the controlling mother of a blind son who wants to make it alone.


Eileen Heckart (1919 -12/31/2001 )
American character actress, born in Ohio, with stage experience.

Eileen Heckart's earlier Best Supporting Actress nomination was for: THE BAD SEED (56)

Her other films include:

MIRACLE IN THE RAIN
UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE
THE HIDING PLACE
BURNT OFFERINGS
HEARTBREAK RIDGE
THE FIRST WIVE'S CLUB

Her television credits include:

SUNSHINE CHRISTMAS
SUDDENLY LOVE
WHITE MAMA
FDR: THE LAST YEAR
STUCK WITH EACH OTHER
DESIGNING WOMEN (Guest Star)
ONE LIFE TO LIVE(TV SERIES '68-92)
RIUMPH OVER DISASTER: THE HURRICANE ANDREW STORY
THE FIVE MRS. BUCHANANS (THE TV SERIES)
MURDER ONE (TV SERIES)
ANNIE MCGUIRE (TV SERIES)