07-15-2012, 02:12 PM #1
Actress Celeste Holm Dies
Oscar-winning actress Celeste Holm dies at 95
By MARK KENNEDY, AP
1 hour ago
NEW YORK — Celeste Holm, a versatile, bright-eyed blonde who soared to Broadway fame in "Oklahoma!" and won an Oscar in "Gentleman's Agreement" but whose last years were filled with financial difficulty and estrangement from her sons, died Sunday, a relative said. She was 95.
Holm had been hospitalized about two weeks ago with dehydration after a fire in actor Robert De Niro's apartment in the same Manhattan building. She had asked her husband on Friday to bring her home, and she spent her final days with her husband, Frank Basile, and other relatives and close friends by her side, said Amy Phillips, a great-niece of Holm's who answered the phone at Holm's apartment on Sunday.
Holm died around 3:30 a.m. at her longtime apartment on Central Park West, Phillips said...
07-15-2012, 02:44 PM #2Registered User
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Thanks you for posting this sad news. May she rest in peace.
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