Shirley Booth, Best Actress 1952: MovieMonday.com

COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA

(Drama - NR)

Shirley Booth won her Best Actress award for playing the good-hearted housewife who inadvertently drives her husband, Burt Lancasters, to drink.


ABOUT SHIRLEY BOOTH (1907 - 95)

American stage actress, from New York, who's real name was Thelma Ford Booth. She started stage acting when she was just 18.

Prior to the film, Shirley Booth won the Tony Award, the New York Drama Critic's best actress citation for playing the heroine of Broadway's COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA.

She did win two Emmeys for HAZEL.

Shirley Booth's other credits include:

ABOUT MRS. LESLIE
MAIN STREET TO BROADWAY
HOT SPELL
THE MATCHMAKER

Her television credits include:

HAZEL (61-65 series)
A TOUCH OF GRACE (73)

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