Teresa Wright

Teresa Wright

  • Born on
    • October 27th, 1918
  • Died on
    • March 6th, 2005
Teresa Wright (October 27, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was an American actress. Her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination came in 1941 for her debut work in The Little Foxes. She received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1942 for her performance in Mrs. Miniver. That same year, she received an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination for her performance in Pride of the Yankees opposite Gary Cooper. She is also known for her performances in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt (1943) and William Wyler's The Best Years of Our Lives (1946). Wright received three Emmy Award nominations for her performances in the Playhouse 90 original television version of The Miracle Worker (1957), in the Breck Sunday Showcase feature The Margaret Bourke-White Story, and in the CBS drama series Dolphin Cove (1989). She earned the acclaim of top film directors, including William Wyler, who called her the most promising actress he had directed, and Alfred Hitchcock, who admired her thorough preparation and quiet professionalism.

Starring Teresa Wright on Plex


Acting (18 Credits)

1997The Rainmaker as Colleen 'Miss Birdie' Birdsong
1990The Exorcist III as Penitent (uncredited)Watch Free
1988The Good Mother as Grandmother Eleanor
1980Somewhere in Time as Laura Roberts
1969The Happy Ending as Mrs. Spencer
1954Track of the Cat as Grace Bridges
1953The Actress as Annie Jones
1952The Steel Trap as Laurie Osborne
1950The Men as Ellen
1950The Capture as Ellen Tevlin VannerWatch Free
1948Enchantment as Lark Ingoldsby
1947Pursued as ThorWatch Free
1946The Best Years of Our Lives as Peggy Stephenson
1944Casanova Brown as Isabel Drury
1943Shadow of a Doubt as Charlotte 'Charlie' Newton
1942The Pride of the Yankees as Eleanor Twitchell
1942Mrs. Miniver as Carol Beldon
1941The Little Foxes as Alexandra "Zan" Giddens


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