Obituary of Beatrice Straight

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Beatrice Straight

Beatrice Whitney Straight (born August 2, 1914 in Old Westbury, New York) was a stage actress, film actress, and TV actress who was best known for her role as Louise Schumacher in the 1976 dram comedy, movie “Network”. Beatrice died on April 7, 2001 and her death was because of pneumonia. She died at age 86.

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Beatrice Straight Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Straight, Beatrice
    • Common Name: Beatrice Straight
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Old Westbury, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: August 02, 1914
    • Age: 86 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1939-1991
    • Net Worth: $3 to $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Rust (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Beatrice's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Beatrice Whitney Straight
    • Father: Willard Dickerman Straight (1880-1918)
    • Mother: Dorothy Payne Whitney (1887-1968)
    • Brother(s):
      • Whitney Straight (1912-1979)
      • Michael Straight (1916-2004)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Louis Dolivet ​(married 1942-divorced 1949)
      • Peter Cookson (married 1949-1990, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Tony Cookson
      • Gary Cookson
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Death Notice:

  • Date: April 07, 2001
  • Place: Northridge, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia
  • Interment: Buried at Forest Lawn in Los Angeles, California

Category Tags:

Stage ActressFilm Actress TV Actress American Born on August 2nd Born in 1914 Born in New YorkDied in 2001Died from Pneumonia

Beatrice's Notable Roles:

  • Network

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-01-20 17:39:58
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