Looking Back on Gloria Grahame’s Career

Celebrity Q&A, Featured Article
on August 30, 2013

How many movies did Gloria Grahame make?
—Richard F. Gonzalez, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Los Angeles, Calif., native made about 40 films between 1944 and 1981. Among her best were “Crossfire,” “Sudden Fear,” “Human Desire,” “In a Lonely Place,” “The Big Heat” and “Oklahoma!,” and she won an Oscar for “The Bad and the Beautiful” (1952). Married and divorced four times, Grahame had four children. She died of peritonitis and breast cancer in 1981 at the age of 57.