Teresa Wright, 1940's (1918-2005). American actress with a natural and lovely talent who was discovered by Samuel Goldwyn. She distinguished herself early on in high-caliber, Oscar-worthy form -- the only performer ever to be nominated for Oscars for her first 3 films. She earned Hollywood stardom on her own unglamorized terms. After performing in school plays and graduating from High School, she decided to pursue acting professionally. (IMDb)
Elisabeth Risdon (1887-1958). English film actress who appeared in over 140 films between 1913 and 1952. In silent movies she usually played society parts. In later years in films she switched to playing character roles. She graduated from the London Royal Academy of arts with high honors. In later years, she taught drama to patients at a veterans administration hospital. She was married to the silent film director George L. Tucker who died in 1921. She later married again until her death.
Shelley Winters, 1950's (1920-2006). An American actress who appeared in dozens of films, as well as on stage and television; her career spanned over 50 years. A two-time Academy Award winner, Winters is probably most known for her roles in "A place in the Sun" (1951), "The Night of the Hunter" (1955), and "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972). Birth Name: Shirley Schrift. (Source: IMDb)