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Beatrice Straight

Beatrice Straight's biography

Beatrice Straight is 87 years old stage actor born at Old Westbury. She was born on Sunday 2nd of August 1914. According to year of birth 1914 she belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 2nd of August means she is Leo. As sign in itself indicates “Lion” or “King”, hence people born under Leo sign are considered to be leaders in every aspects of life. They are royal in nature.She was married 2 times.

She is citizen of United States of America. Her primary profession is to be stage actor. You can know her also as film actor. She is recently known as television actor. She received Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Network in 1977

Beatrice Straight's dad

Beatrice Straight's father's name is Willard Dickerman Straight.

Beatrice Straight's mom

Beatrice Straight's mother's name is Dorothy Payne Whitney.

Beatrice Straight's family

Beatrice Straight's ex spouses

Peter Cookson

Beatrice Straight and Peter Cookson have been together since 1949 for 41 years. He is known as actor. Her ex spouse was born on Thursday 8th of May 1913 in Milwaukie. Her ex spouse died on Saturday 6th of January 1990 in Southfield, Massachusetts. Peter Cookson was 76 years old, when this happened.

Louis Dolivet

Beatrice Straight and Louis Dolivet have been together. He is known as film producer. Her ex spouse was born in 1908 in Șanț. Her ex spouse died on Saturday 12th of August 1989 in London. Louis Dolivet was 75 years old, when this happened.

Beatrice Straight's career

Her main focus is to be stage actor.

How did Beatrice Straight die

She died on on Saturday 7th of April 2001 when he was 87 years old at Los Angeles. Beatrice Straights death was caused by pneumonia. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Beatrice Straight's Awards

  • Her Oscar-winning role in Network (1976) lasted a mere five minutes and two seconds on screen, making her performance the briefest ever to win an Academy Award.
  • Won Broadway's 1953 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "The Crucible".
  • Was the 78th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Network (1976) at The 49th Annual Academy Awards (1977) on March 28, 1977.

Beatrice Straight's Nominations

  • She was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • She was nominated for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress for work Power in 1987

What Beatrice Straight has done for a first time

  • Gave birth to her first child at age 35, a son Gary Straight Cookson on July 31, 1950. Child's father is her second husband, Peter Cookson.

Beatrice Straight's body shape

Lets describe how Beatrice Straight looks. We will focus on her body shape. Body build is average.