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Source: Wikipedia

Teresa Wright (October 27, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was an American actress. Her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination came in 1941 for her work in The Little Foxes. She received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1942 for her performance in Mrs. Miniver. That same year, she received an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination for her performance in Pride of the Yankees opposite Gary Cooper. She is also known for her notable performances in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt (1943) and William Wyler's The Best Years of Our Lives (1946).

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  • Born: Muriel Teresa Wright October 27, 1918 Harlem, New York City
  • Died: March 6, 2005 (aged 86) New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Occupation: actress
  • Years active: 1941–1997
  • Spouse(s): Niven Busch (1942–1952) Robert Anderson (1959–1978)
  • Children: Niven Terrence Busch (b. 1944) Mary Kelly Busch (b. 1947)

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New DVDs: Robert Mitchum in ‘Pursued’; ‘Death Watch’
NY Times Movies, 2012-09-14 15:22:11
Robert Mitchum and Teresa Wright play adopted siblings in Raoul Walsh’s western “Pursued” (1947); Romy Schneider stars in Bertrand Tavernier’s “Death Watch” (1980).

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