Beatrice Whitney Straight

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Beatrice Whitney Straight

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Willard Dickerman Straight and Dorothy Payne Straight (Whitney)
Sister of Air Commodore Whitney Willard Straight, CBE, MC and Michael Whitney Straight (KGB spy)

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Beatrice Whitney Straight

Beatrice Whitney Straight (August 2, 1914 – April 7, 2001) was an Academy Award-winning, American theatre, film, and television actress. Hers remains the shortest acting performance in a film to win an Oscar. In her winning role in the 1976 film Network, she was on screen for five minutes and forty seconds.

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Age 87