Wednesday, 27 June 2018

205) Agnes Robertson Moorehead

Agnes Robertson Moorehead (1900 – 1974). American actress whose career of six decades included work in radio, stage, film, and television.

She is best known for her role as Endora on the television series Bewitched, but she also had notable roles in films, including Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Dark Passage, All That Heaven Allows, Show Boat, and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte.

Moorehead rarely played lead roles, but her skill at character development and range earned her one Primetime Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards in addition to nominations for four Academy Awards and six Emmy Awards. She was the first woman to host the Oscars ceremony. Her transition to television won acclaim for drama and comedy. She could play many different types, but often portrayed haughty, arrogant characters.

- "Agnes Moorehead stood 5'4" tall and weighed 116 lbs in her twenty-sixth year. She had auburn red hair, almond-shaped eyes and high cheekbones."…

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