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Barbara Bel Geddes (October 31, 1922 – August 8, 2005) was an American actress, artist and children's author, whose career spanned six decades. She was best known for her starring role in the television drama series Dallas as matriarch Miss Ellie Ewing. Bel Geddes also starred in the original Broadway production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in the role of Maggie. Her notable films included Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958) and I Remember Mama (1948). She was the recipient of several acting awards and nominations throughout her career.

Age: 82 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Dallas


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1978 Dallas Miss Ellie Ewing, Miss Ellie Ewing Farlow
1977 Our Town Mrs. Webb
1976 Spencer's Pilots Maggie
1971 Summertree Ruth
1971 The Todd Killings Mrs. Todd
1968 Journey to the Unknown Inga Madison
1967 CBS Playhouse Doris Gray
1964 Daniel Boone Molly Malone
1961 By Love Possessed Clarissa Winner
1961 Dr. Kildare Dr. Ruth Halliman
1960 5 Branded Women Marja


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Nominated for 12 Awards | Won 5

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