Eleanor Parker Obituary


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




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


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


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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