DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Mercedes McCambridge (aged 87)
Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge (March 16, 1916 – March 2, 2004) was an American actress of radio, stage, film, and television. Orson Wellescalled her “the world’s greatest living radio actress.”She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for All the King’s Men (1949) and was nominated in the same category for Giant (1956). She also provided the voice of Pazuzu (the dem
DEATH: McCambridge died on March 2, 2004, in La Jolla in San Diego, California, of natural causes, two weeks before her 88th birthday.
For her contributions to television and the motion picture industry, Mercedes McCambridge has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for motion pictures at 1722 Vine Street, and one for television at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard.