Geraldine Page

Geraldine Sue Page ( born November 22, 1924 in Kirksville, Missouri, † June 13, 1987 in New York City ) was an American actress.


Geraldine Page was married from 1954 to 1957 with the violinist Alexander Schneider. In 1963 she married her fellow actor Rip Torn, with whom she has three children. She died on June 13, 1987 of a heart attack while she was on Broadway in a performance of the play Blithe Spirit ( Blithe Spirit ) by Noel Coward on stage.


Geraldine Page made ​​beside her film appearances primarily as a stage actress and a name is valid in the United States many as the greatest American actress of all time. In 1947 she was in Out of the Night for the first time on camera. In 1962, she starred with Paul Newman in the film adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play " Sweet Bird of Youth" ( " Sweet Bird of Youth " ), for which she received one of her numerous Oscar nominations. But only in 1986, after seven unsuccessful nominations, it was the eighth nomination of Oscar as best actress in the film A Trip to Bountiful - awarded journey to happiness. During the ceremony she received a standing ovation lasting two minutes.

Filmography (selection)


Golden Globe Award