Oscar Movies: Actress, The (1953)–Costume Design Nominee


Oscar Nominations: 1

Costume (b/w): Walter Plunkett

Based on actress Roth Gordon’s memoirs, this George Cukor melodrama centers on a stage struck girl (Jean Simmons) determined to become an actress against the wish of her parents (Spencer Tracy and Teresa Wright).

The film features the debut of Anthony Perkins as Simmons’ suitor.