Beatrice Straight (1914-2001) Actress. Straight debuted on Broadway in the 1935 and was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Tony Award for her performance in The Crucible (1953). She made her big screen debut in Patterns (1956) following by The Nun’s Story (1959). In 1976, she won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her performance as Louise Schumacher in the film Network.
8” x 10” black and white photograph signed, “To Diane all best wishes and joy to you! Beatrice Straight 5/8/89”.