Candida Royale

Candida Royale



Candida Royale (born Candida Maria Smith) is a multi-award-winning American actress, best known for her roles in films such as 'The Godfather' and 'Dog Day Afternoon'.

Candida was born in Buffalo, New York in 1952. She was the daughter of a teacher and a lawyer, and had an early interest in the performing arts. She began acting in local theater and school productions, and by the age of 18 she had moved to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.

Candida was soon cast in a role in 'The Godfather', and her performance earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination. This propelled her career, and she went on to star in several other commercially successful films. Her other notable films include 'Dog Day Afternoon', 'The Rose', 'The River' and 'The Verdict'.

In addition to her film career, Candida has also appeared on television. She was the star of the popular sitcom 'The Golden Girls' for seven seasons, and also had recurring roles on 'Law & Order: SVU' and 'Madam Secretary'. She has also appeared in numerous stage productions, including 'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'A Chorus Line'.

Candida's performances have earned her four Emmy nominations, two Golden Globe Awards, and a BAFTA Award. She has also been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild in 2014.

Throughout her career, Candida has been an outspoken advocate for equality and social justice. She has spent much of her free time working with charitable organizations, and has been a strong voice for those who are marginalized by society.

Candida's passion for the arts and commitment to social justice have earned her a place of honor in Hollywood history. She is a living legend, and her work continues to inspire and entertain audiences around the world.

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