Eleanor Parker Obituary

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Eleanor Parker dies at 91; played baroness in ‘The Sound of Music’

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A versatile character actress, Parker appeared in more than three dozen movies and was nominated three times for Academy Awards.

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By Susan King and Elaine Woo
Los Angeles Times
December 9, 2013

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Eleanor Parker, a versatile leading lady of the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s who earned three Oscar nominations — none of which were for her best-known role as the baroness in “The Sound of Music” — died Monday in Palm Springs of complications of pneumonia. She was 91. Her death was confirmed by her son, actor Paul Clemens.

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One Response to “Eleanor Parker Obituary”

  1. Anne says:

    Eleanor Parker was a beautiful actress, not unsurpassed by her talent as a performer in Hollywood. May she be forever remembered for the joys she gave the fans.

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