Gloria Stewart

Gloria Stewart



Gloria Stewart (1910 - 2010) was an American actress and philanthropist. Born in Pennsylvania, she began her career in Broadway theater, appearing in plays such as “The Women” in 1936 and “One Touch of Venus” in 1943. She made her feature film debut in 1939, appearing in two films that year.

In 1940 she was cast in the romantic comedy “The Philadelphia Story”, which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She went on to appear in a number of films throughout the 1940s, including “The Shop Around the Corner” and “The Picture of Dorian Gray”. In 1945, she made her television debut in the series “Studio One”.

In the 1950s, Stewart starred in a number of films, including “High Noon”, “The Big Country”, and “A Place in the Sun”. She was cast in the television series “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”, playing a variety of roles. Stewart also had a recurring role in the popular show “M*A*S*H”.

In the late 1960s, Stewart retired from acting and devoted her time to philanthropic causes, particularly those involving children. She was a strong advocate for the rights of children, and worked with the United Nations to promote the rights of children in developing countries.

In 1997, Stewart was presented with an Honorary Academy Award for her lifetime of work in film and television. She was also honored with numerous other awards, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Gloria Stewart died in 2010 at the age of 100. She will always be remembered as a talented actress and a dedicated philanthropist.

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