Mildred Natwick Biography (1908-1994)
Born June 19, 1908, in Baltimore, MD; died October 25, 1994, in New York, NY.Actress. During a career that spanned over sixty years, Natwick's likeable portraits of vivacious, quirky characters were well-known to television, motion picture, and Broadway audiences. She began her acting career at the age of21, performing with the Baltimore group, the Vagabonds, before joining Cape Cod's prestigious University Players. Making her Broadway debut in a 1932 production of Carry Nation, Natwick concentrated her career on the stage and wenton to appear in over forty plays, which included Blithe Spirit, Candida, Coriolanus, The Grass Harp, Landscape, 70 Girls 70, and Waltz of the Toreadors.She was cast in starring roles in several films, including The Long Voyage Home, 1940; The Three Godfathers, 1948; She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, 1949; Cheaperby the Dozen, 1950; The Quiet Man, 1952; The Trouble with Harry, 1956; Barefoot in the Park, for which she received an Academy Award nomination in 1967;Daisy Miller, 1974; and Dangerous Liaisons, 1988. Active in television sinceher first appearance on CBS's Magnavox Theatre in 1950, Natwick received an Emmy award in 1974 for her work with costar Helen Hayes in the television series The Snoop Sisters.
- Birth Details
- June 19, 1908
- Baltimore, Maryland, United States
- Death Details
- October 25, 1994
- New York, New York, United States
- Chicago Tribune, October 26, 1994, sec. 3, p. 15.
- Los Angeles Times, October 27, 1994, p. A34.
- New York Times, October 25, 1994, p. B13.
- Times (London), November 15, 1994, p. 21.