Kim Stanley

Active - 1952 - 1984  |   Born - Feb 11, 1925 in Tularosa, NM  |   Died - Aug 20, 2001 in Santa Fe, NM  |   Genres - Drama

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Stanley was born Patricia Kimberly Reid. After performing in college plays and in stock she moved to New York; there she trained at the Actors Studio under Kazan and Strasberg, meanwhile working as a model. She did much work on the Broadway and London stage, winning praise and awards. To date she has appeared in only five films. For her work in Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964) she received a Best Actress Oscar nomination; shortly afterwards she suffered a breakdown, then went 13 years before her next screen appearance. After teaching drama at a college, she returned to the screen in Frances (1982), receiving a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her portrayal of actress Frances Farmer's crazed mother.

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