Died: Oct. 16, 2007
Best Known as: actress in "From Here to Eternity"
English actress known for her genteel, tea-sipping screen persona
and a sexy beach kiss in “From Here to Eternity.” She was a strikingly
versatile actress who lived up to her big roles in “The King and I,” “An
Affair to Remember,” and “The Sundowners.” Kerr was nominated for six
Academy Awards in four decades without winning. She received an honorary
Oscar for her lifetime of work in 1994. In 1969, after 22 years in
Hollywood playing the leading lady to Cary Grant, James Mason, Stewart
Granger, and Spencer Tracy, she retired from big-screen acting.
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