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Eileen Heckart
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Birth Date:March 29, 1919
Astrology Sign:Aries
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
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Died Date:December 31, 2001

Occupation:Movie actress

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Eileen Heckart

Biography:Eileen Heckart on March 29, 1919 in Columbus, Ohio to a family of Irish extraction. Heckart graduated from Ohio State University with a B.A. in drama.

She won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the 1972 movie, Butterflies Are Free and was nominated in 1956 for her performance as the bereaved, besotted Mrs. Daigle in The Bad Seed.

Heckart was familiar to TV audiences with starring roles in The Five Mrs. Buchanans, Annie McGuire, Out of the Blue, Trauma Center, Partners in Crime, "Backstairs at the White House" (as Eleanor Roosevelt), and guest spots on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (as journalist Flo Meredith, a role she carried over to a guest appearance on MTM's spinoff Lou Grant), Rhoda, Murder One, Cybill and many other shows.

A lifetime heavy smoker, she died of cancer on December 31, 2001, at her home in Norwalk, Connecticut, aged 82.

She was married to John Harrison Yankee Jr. from 1944 until his death in 1997; she is survived by her 3 children and 2 step-sisters.

Preceded by: Cloris Leachman for The Last Picture Show Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 1972 for Butterflies Are Free Succeeded by: Tatum O'Neal for Paper Moon

Achievements: (Filmography)
Butterflies Are Free (1972)

Chinese Horoscope for Eileen Heckart
Includes characteristics and Vices
Eileen Heckart's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 01, 1919 - February 19, 1920
Birthday: March 29, 1919

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Eileen Heckart's Personality Tarot Card The Chariot - Personality Card

Birthday: March 29, 1919

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Eileen Heckart's Growth Tarot Card The Emperor

Birthday: March 29, 2024

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.




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