Obituary of Celeste Holm

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Celeste Holm

Celeste Holm (born April 29, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York) was a film, TV, and stage actress who was best known for her role as Karen Richards in the 1950 drama, “All About Eve”. Celeste died on July 15, 2012 and her cause of death was listed as a heart attack. She died at the old age of 95.

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Celeste Holm Biography Wiki:

    • Religion: Roman Catholic
    • Net Worth: $2 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Perdue Chicken
    • Favorite Color: Fuchsia (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Celeste's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Celeste Holm
    • Father: Theodor Holm
    • Mother: Jean Parke
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ralph Nelson (married 1936-divorced 1939)
      • Francis Davies (married 1940-divorced 1945)
      • A. Schuyler Dunning (married 1946-divorced 1953)
      • Wesley Addy (married 1961-1996, his death)
      • Frank Basile (married 2004-2012, her death)
    • Son(s):
      • Ted Nelson (born June 17, 1937)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Daniel Dunning

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 15 2012 at age 95
  • Place: Manhattan, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack

Category Tags:

Film ActressTV Actress Stage Actress American Born on April 29th Born in 1917 Born in New YorkDied in 2012Died at age 95Died from Heart attack

Celeste's Notable Roles:

  • All About Eve

Quotable Quotes:

"[on her wisecracking smart girl image] I hated that. It's stereotyped. I only played that kind of role in two pictures and that was enough, thank you. It's not me." (IMDB)

"Celeste Holm was found slumped in a chair with a gunshot wound to the head. (V)"

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-04-09 12:43:02
Author: Stan
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