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Muriel Teresa Wright Net Worth

Muriel Teresa Wright Net Worth is
$1.9 Million

Muriel Teresa Wright Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

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).Wright also 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.
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Date Of BirthOctober 27, 1918
Died2005-03-06
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
SpouseRobert Anderson (playwright)
ChildrenMary Kelly Busch, Niven Terrence Busch
Star SignScorpio
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1[on Greer Garson] Very bright. Fantastically beautiful. Very much the lady. She was a great Irish wit. There are actors who work in movies. And then there are movie stars. She was a movie star.
2I only ever wanted to be an actress, not a star.
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1Is one of 22 Oscar-winning actresses to have been born in the state of New York. The others are Alice Brady, Anne Revere, Celeste Holm, Claire Trevor, Judy Holliday, Shirley Booth, Susan Hayward, Patty Duke, Anne Bancroft, Barbra Streisand, Jane Fonda, Lee Grant, Beatrice Straight, Whoopi Goldberg, Mercedes Ruehl, Marisa Tomei, Mira Sorvino, Susan Sarandon, Jennifer Connelly, Melissa Leo and Anne Hathaway.
2Is one of 13 actresses who won their Best Supporting Actress Oscars in a movie that also won the Best Picture Oscar (she won for Mrs. Miniver (1942)). The others are Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind (1939), Celeste Holm for Gentleman's Agreement (1947), Mercedes McCambridge for All the King's Men (1949), Donna Reed for From Here to Eternity (1953), Eva Marie Saint for On the Waterfront (1954), Rita Moreno for West Side Story (1961), Meryl Streep for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Juliette Binoche for The English Patient (1996), Judi Dench for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Jennifer Connelly for A Beautiful Mind (2001), Catherine Zeta-Jones for Chicago (2002) and Lupita Nyong'o for 12 Years a Slave (2013).
3She was nominated for the 2015 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his services in the Performance Arts.
4As of 2015, she is on the ballot as a potential inductee into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, having grown up in the state.
5She appeared in two Best Picture Academy Award winners: Mrs. Miniver (1942) and The Best Years of Our Lives (1946).
6Was the 19th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress for Mrs. Miniver (1942) at The 15th Academy Awards on March 4, 1943.
7Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 28, a daughter Mary Kelly Busch on September 12, 1947. Child's father is her 1st ex-husband, Niven Busch.
8Gave birth to her 1st child at age 26, a son Niven Terrence Busch on December 2, 1944. Child's father is her 1st ex-husband, Niven Busch.
9Until Jennifer Lawrence received her third nomination in 2014, Wright held the record for youngest actor to receive three acting Oscar nominations.
10She donated money to the 1996 campaign of Bill Clinton.
11Was 7 months pregnant with her daughter Mary when she completed her run of the Broadway show "Life with Father".
12She is interred at the Evergreen Cemetery in New Haven, Connecticut.
13Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 587-588. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.
14For many years Wright maintained a residence in the bucolic Litchfield County town of Bridgewater, Connecticut.
15In Italy, she was often dubbed by Rosetta Calavetta. Occasionally, she was also dubbed by Rina Morelli, most notably in the The Little Foxes (1941); Dhia Cristiani and once by Paola Barbara in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt (1943).
16In honor of her heartfelt performance in The Pride of the Yankees (1942), when Teresa Wright died in 2005, when the roll call of former Yankees who had passed on was announced, her name was read out among all the ballplayers.
17She was originally set to star in producer David O. Selznick's Duel in the Sun (1946), which was written by her then-husband, Niven Busch. However, shortly before filming was to begin she got pregnant, and Busch had to go to Selznick's office to inform him that she would have to bow out of the film. Selznick, known for his single-mindedness, tried to talk Busch into letting her play the part, which called for a lot of physical action, and Busch absolutely refused. As he turned to leave the office, Selznick blurted out, "Dammit, Busch, she isn't the only one you screwed!".
18Samuel Goldwyn discovered her on Broadway in the hit play "Life with Father" and invited her to Hollywood to play Alexandra, the daughter of Bette Davis's character in The Little Foxes (1941).
19She has two grandchildren.
20Grandmother of Jonah Smith.
21Was the only actor ever to be nominated for an Oscar for her first three films.
22Son Niven weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz. at birth and daughter Mary weighed 5 lbs., 3 oz. at birth.
23Along with Fay Bainter, Barry Fitzgerald, Jessica Lange, Sigourney Weaver, Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Emma Thompson, Julianne Moore, Jamie Foxx and Cate Blanchett, she is one of only eleven actors to receive Academy Award nominations in two acting categories in the same year. She was nominated for Best Actress for The Pride of the Yankees (1942) and Best Supporting Actress for Mrs. Miniver (1942) at the 15th Academy Awards in 1943, winning the latter award.
24Her husband, Niven Busch, originally penned Duel in the Sun (1946) for her to play the lead, as a departure from her girl-next-door roles. But pregnancy forced her to drop out, and Jennifer Jones got the lead.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Climax!1954-1956TV SeriesLouella Parsons Lorna Baylor Eilene Wade
Four Star Playhouse1955-1956TV SeriesCarol / Sister Mary Winifred
Screen Directors Playhouse1956TV SeriesMary
Hour of Stars1955TV SeriesDoris Walker
The Alcoa Hour1955TV SeriesSylvia Hallock
The Devil's Disciple1955TV MovieJudith Anderson
Lux Video Theatre1951-1955TV SeriesLaura Pennington / Emily Lawrence / Emily
The Loretta Young Show1955TV SeriesSchoolteacher
Your Play Time1955TV Series
The Elgin Hour1955TV SeriesMarianne Merrick
General Electric Theater1955TV SeriesMary Todd Lincoln
Track of the Cat1954Grace Bridges
The Actress1953Annie Jones
Count the Hours1953Ellen Braden
The Steel Trap1952Laurie Osborne
Hollywood Opening Night1952TV Series
Guiding Light1952TV SeriesGrace Cummings (1986)
California Conquest1952Julia Lawrence
Robert Montgomery Presents1952TV Series
Betty Crocker Star Matinee1952TV Series
Something to Live For1952Edna Miller
The Men1950Ellen
The Capture1950Ellen
Enchantment1948Lark Ingoldsby
The Trouble with Women1947Kate Farrell
The Imperfect Lady1947Millicent Hopkins
Pursued1947Thor Callum
The Best Years of Our Lives1946Peggy Stephenson
Casanova Brown1944Isabel Drury
Shadow of a Doubt1943Young Charlie
The Pride of the Yankees1942Eleanor Gehrig
Mrs. Miniver1942Carol Beldon
The Little Foxes1941Alexandra Giddens
The Rainmaker1997Colleen 'Miss Birdie' Birdsong
Picket Fences1996TV SeriesEmily Ridgefield
The Red Coat1993Short
No Room for Opal1993TV MovieOpal
Lethal Innocence1991TV MovieMyra
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception1990TV MovieHelene Berman
Dolphin Cove1989TV SeriesNina Rothman
Murder, She Wrote1988TV SeriesHelen Appletree
The Good Mother1988Grandmother
The Fig Tree1987TV MovieMiranda's Grandmother
Morningstar/Eveningstar1986TV SeriesAlice Blair
Bill: On His Own1983TV MovieMae Driscoll
The Love Boat1982TV SeriesSister Regina
Morning's at Seven1982TV MovieCora Swanson
Somewhere in Time1980Laura Roberts
The Golden Honeymoon1980TV MovieLucy Tate
NBC Special Treat1979TV SeriesJessica
Grandpa Goes to Washington1978TV Series
Roseland1977May (The Waltz)
Flood1976TV MovieAlice Cutler
The Wide World of Mystery1976TV Series
The Elevator1974TV MovieEdith Reynolds
Hawkins1974TV SeriesJenny Burke
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law1973TV SeriesRuthanne Cameron
Crawlspace1972TV MovieAlice Graves
The Happy Ending1969Mrs. Spencer
CBS Playhouse1969TV SeriesVirgie
Hail, Hero!1969Santha Dixon
Lancer1969TV SeriesEllen Haney
The Desperate Hours1967TV MovieEleanor Hilliard
The Defenders1964-1965TV SeriesMelissa Holmes / Anne Clark
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1964TV SeriesStella / Marion Brown
Bonanza1964TV SeriesKatherine Saunders
The DuPont Show of the Week1962TV SeriesMary
The United States Steel Hour1954-1962TV SeriesLouise Henderson / Allie Gulliver / Miss Mary / ...
Theatre '621961TV Series
Sunday Showcase1960TV SeriesJulia Grant / Margaret Bourke White
Adventures in Paradise1959TV SeriesEmilie Forbes
The Restless Years1958Elizabeth Grant
Playhouse 901957TV SeriesCarol Morton / Annie Sullivan
Escapade in Japan1957Mary Saunders
The Web1957TV SeriesHelen Fiske
Undercurrent1957TV SeriesHelen Fiske
The Ford Television Theatre1953-1957TV SeriesAlison Stevens / Julie Forrester / Janet Larson / ...
Schlitz Playhouse1952-1957TV SeriesSister Louise / Laura Savage / Terry Hagen
The Christophers1957TV Series
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955-1956TV SeriesJanice Walner / Doris Walker
The Search for Bridey Murphy1956Ruth Simmons
Studio 571956TV Series
Celebrity Playhouse1956TV SeriesHelen Fiske
The Star and the Story1955-1956TV SeriesEleanor Linton / Terry Spencer
Star Stage1956TV Series

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enchantment1948performer: "Pretty Polly Oliver" - uncredited
The Pride of the Yankees1942music: "Always" 1925 - uncredited / performer: "Always" 1925 - uncredited

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography1999TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode
Reputations1999TV Series documentary with thanks to - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 75th Annual Academy Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Past Winner
American Masters2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Back to 'Somewhere in Time'2000Video documentaryHerself
Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film2000Video documentary shortHerself
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius1999TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 70th Annual Academy Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Past Winner
A Century of Women1994TV Mini-Series documentaryFamily Member
Diamonds on the Silver Screen1992TV Movie documentaryHerself
Working in the Theatre1991TV Series documentaryHerself
7th Annual American Cinema Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
The 4th Annual American Cinema Awards1987TV SpecialHerself
Looks Familiar1984TV SeriesHerself - Guest
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock1979TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 50th Annual Academy Awards1978TV SpecialHerself - Past Winner
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1954TV SeriesHerself
The 25th Annual Academy Awards1953TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Cinematography Awards
The Ed Sullivan Show1952TV SeriesHerself
Your Show of Shows1952TV SeriesHerself - Guest Performer
The Kate Smith Evening Hour1952TV SeriesHerself
Texaco Star Theatre1951TV SeriesHerself - Actress

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Francis Ford Coppola Directs 'John Grisham's The Rainmaker'2007Video documentary shortHerself
The 78th Annual Academy Awards2006TV SpecialMemorial sequence
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - In Memoriam
Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home to1991TV Movie documentaryHerself
Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star1991Documentaryactress 'Pursued' (uncredited)

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 1680 Vine Street.
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 6405 Hollywood Blvd.
1943OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RoleMrs. Miniver (1942)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1989Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Drama SeriesDolphin Cove (1989)
1960Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Single Performance by an Actress (Lead or Support)Sunday Showcase (1959)
1958Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsActress - Best Single Performance - Lead or SupportPlayhouse 90 (1956)
1943OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Leading RoleThe Pride of the Yankees (1942)
1942OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RoleThe Little Foxes (1941)

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