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Biography

Shirley Booth Biography

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Shirley Booth's facts

Date of Birth 1898- Aug- 30
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Ethnicity white
Marital Status married
Married to Ed Gardner , William H. baker, Jr.
Name on Birth Marjory Ford
Nick Name Thelma booth Ford
Place of Birth Brooklyn
Awards Golden Globe Award and so on
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown

A very talented and mesmerizing actress, Shirley Booth is an American actress who was born in the year 30 August 1898. Her birth place is Brooklyn, New York. Her birth name is Marjory Ford and resting place is Mount Hebron Cemetery, Montclair, New Jersey, U.S. She gets her education in P.S. 152.

Shirley is professionally an actress. She was active in her profession since the year 1925 to 1974. Shirley Booth was a very beautiful and gorgeous actress of Hollywood. She was slightly built up and has a white complexion of face. Her ethnicity is white and has a curly short hair. She has a brown hair. Shirley had a brown beautiful eyes and very charming smile. She had maintained her body. She has an attractive body. She was one of the very versatile actresses. Shirley never took acting as a burden but way of living. She was also able to win Tony award and Academy Award for best Actress and also golden globe Award for her best acting performance.

Shirley Booth was a very talented and hard working actress of Hollywood. She is also the guardian of the actresses. Shirley Booth had struggled for many years. Because of her patience and her abilities, she reached to this position. She wanted to be a very successful actress of Hollywood and earn name and fame from the Hollywood. Her father doesn’t like this profession, so he refused her for this profession. But her ambition was so huge that nobody can create a barrier. She has worked in many theaters and television. Some of the titles of her theater shows are Hell's Bells, Laff That Off, Buy, Buy Baby, High Gear, The War Song, School for Virtue, The Camels are Coming, Coastwise, The Mask and the Face, After Such Pleasures, Three Men on a Horse, The Philadelphia Story, My Sister Eileen, Tomorrow the World, The Men We Marry, Goodbye, My Fancy, Come Back, Little Sheba, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Time of the Cuckoo, By the Beautiful Sea, A Second String, Look to the Lilies etc. She has also worked in many television shows. Some of her television shows are Welcome Home, The Hostess With the Mostess, The Glass Menagerie, Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night, A Touch of Grace, The Year Without a Santa Claus. She also showed her appearance in many films. Her first film was released in the year 1952 named Come Back, Little Sheba, where she plays the role of Lola. In the year 1953, she plays a film Main Streets to Broadway. Her next film was released in the year 1954 named About Mrs. Leslie, where she plays the role of Mrs. Vivien Leslie. She had a role of Alma Duval in the film Hot spell, which was released in the year 1958. In the same year, she appears in the film The Matchmaker where she plays the role of Dolly ‘Gallagher’ Levi. This legendary actress leaves this world in the age of 94. She was died in the year 1992 in Oct 16.

She got married to Ed Gardner in the year 1929 and divorced in the year 1942. Then she married to William H. Baker, Jr. in the year 1943. William H. baker, Jr. died in the year 1951. She is also well known as Thelma booth Ford. Shirley Booth has one younger sister name Jean Valentine Ford.  

Shirley has given a good height of Hollywood. We can get her more info in wiki also. Her contribution toward the Hollywood can never be overlooked. She is no more in this world but her films and her contribution are still getting the height. She is able to win the heart of many fans. Due to her acting skill and her abilities, she was able to get the height of success.