Teresa Wright

Teresa Wright

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 debut 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 performances in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt (1943) and William Wyler's The Best Years of Our Lives (1946). Wright received three Emmy Award nominations for her performances in the Playhouse 90 original television version of The Miracle Worker (1957), in the Breck Sunday Showcase feature The Margaret Bourke-White Story, and in the CBS drama series Dolphin Cove (1989). She earned the acclaim of top film directors, including William Wyler, who called her the most promising actress he had directed, and Alfred Hitchcock, who admired her thorough preparation and quiet professionalism.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
    Birthday
    10/27/1918
Shadow of a Doubt
Shadow of a Doubt
7.5
Pursued
Pursued
6.5
Count the Hours!
Count the Hours!
5.9
Escapade in Japan
Escapade in Japan
5.5
The Search for Bridey Murphy
The Search for Bridey Murphy
6.3
Roseland
Roseland
5.2
Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film
Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film
6.5
No. 5 Checked Out
5
The Edge of Innocence
The Edge of Innocence
0
Once to Every Woman
Once to Every Woman
0
The Men
The Men
7
The Steel Trap
The Steel Trap
6.5
Enchantment
Enchantment
6.7
The Capture
The Capture
5.8
The Pride of the Yankees
The Pride of the Yankees
7.3
Casanova Brown
Casanova Brown
6.4
Crawlspace
Crawlspace
5.8
The Miracle on 34th Street
The Miracle on 34th Street
5.3
California Conquest
California Conquest
4.5
The Imperfect Lady
The Imperfect Lady
0
The Trouble with Women
The Trouble with Women
0
Hail, Hero!
Hail, Hero!
6
The Golden Honeymoon
The Golden Honeymoon
0
Morning's at Seven
Morning's at Seven
0
Big Deal in Laredo
0
Angel Passing
Angel Passing
0
Mrs. Miniver
Mrs. Miniver
7
The Little Foxes
The Little Foxes
7.5
The Actress
The Actress
6.2
Something to Live For
Something to Live For
6.8
The Restless Years
The Restless Years
0
The Best Years of Our Lives
The Best Years of Our Lives
7.8
Somewhere in Time
Somewhere in Time
7.5
Track of the Cat
Track of the Cat
5.7
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception
6.9
The Happy Ending
The Happy Ending
6
The Good Mother
The Good Mother
5.8
The Elevator
The Elevator
6
Bill: On His Own
Bill: On His Own
6.7
The Desperate Hours
The Desperate Hours
4
Flood!
Flood!
4.9
I Am Alfred Hitchcock
I Am Alfred Hitchcock
6.9
The Rainmaker
The Rainmaker
7
Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home To
Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home To
9
The Exorcist III
The Exorcist III
6.2
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