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Beatrice Straight

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Beatrice Whitney Straight (August 2, 1914 – April 7, 2001) was an American theatre, film, and television actress. Hers remains the shortest acting performance in a film to win an Oscar. In her winning role in the 1976 film Network, she was on screen for five minutes and forty seconds. She also received an Emmy nomination for her role in The Dain Curse. Straight can also be recognized as Dr. Lesh in Poltergeist. Description above from the Wikipedia article Beatrice Straight, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Aug 2, 1914 In Old Westbury, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
30
First Appeared:
In the series Lights Out 1949-07-19
Latest Project:
Movie Deceived 1991-09-27
Known For
Poster of Endless Love

Beatrice Straight Movies Filmography

Movie
Deceived
Adrienne's Mother 1991-09-27
Movie
Under Siege
Margaret Sloan 1986-02-09
Movie
Power
Claire Hastings 1986-01-31
Movie
Chiller
Marion Creighton 1985-05-22
Movie
Two of a Kind
Ruth 1983-01-01
Movie
Poltergeist
Dr. Lesh 1982-06-04
Movie
Endless Love
Rose Axelrod 1981-07-17
Movie
The Formula
Kay Neeley 1980-12-19
Movie
Bloodline
Kate Erling 1979-06-29
Movie
The Promise
Marion Hillyard 1979-03-08
Series
The Dain Curse
Alice Dain Leggett 1978-05-22
Movie
Killer on Board
Beatrice Richmond 1977-10-10
Movie
The World of Darkness
Joanna Sanford 1977-04-17
Movie
Network
Louise Schumacher 1976-11-01
Series
Wonder Woman
Unknown 1975-11-07
Movie
The Borrowers
Mrs. Crampfurl 1973-12-14
Series
Mission: Impossible
Dr. Martha Richards Zubrovnik 1966-09-17
Movie
The Young Lovers
Mrs. Burns 1964-11-12
Series
Ben Casey
Unknown 1961-10-02
Series
Dr. Kildare
Unknown 1961-09-27
Series
Route 66
Unknown 1960-10-07
Movie
The Nun's Story
Mother Christophe 1959-06-18
Series
Naked City
Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie
Patterns
Nancy Staples 1956-03-27
Series
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie
King Lear
Goneril 1953-10-18
Series
The Oscars
Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie
Phone Call from a Stranger
Claire Fortness 1952-02-01
Series
Hallmark Hall of Fame
Unknown 1951-12-24
Series
Lights Out
Unknown 1949-07-19