Hollywood came calling soon thereafter, with Holm landing her breakout movie role in 1947 playing a lovelorn fashion editor in Gentleman's Agreement -- and she walked away with the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was nominated for the same honor three years later for her superb turn in All About Eve. With her star rising, she returned to Broadway and began a lengthy career on the small screen.
Holm continued to appear in a smattering of films, including The Tender Trap (1955), High Society (1956) and Bachelor Flat (1962), and in 1987, she played Ted Danson's mother in the smash hit Three Men and a Baby. She died July 15, 2012, at the age of 95.
In this Cole Porter reworking of The Philadelphia Story, a jazz musician tries to win back his socialite ex-wife -- who's engaged to a respectable but bland gentleman -- while two gossip-rag reporters gum up the works.