She was highly regarded as a stage actor in New York City for decades before she moved to Hollywood, California and started working in motion pictures.
She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 1944 film None but the Lonely Heart.
Ethel Barrymore Facts
|Birth Name||Ethel Mae Blythe|
|Birthday||August 15, 1879|
|Birthplace||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Date of death||June 18, 1959 (age 79)|
|Height||5' 7" (1m70) How tall is Ethel Barrymore compared to you?|
|Awards||1945 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (for None But the Lonely Heart)|