Celeste Holm, Witty Character Actress, Is Dead at 95
Celeste Holm in rehearsal for a circus at Madison Square Garden in 1951.
By ANITA GATES
Published: July 15, 2012
Celeste Holm, the New York-born actress who made an indelible Broadway impression as an amorous country girl in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!,” earned an Academy Award as the knowing voice of tolerance in “Gentleman’s Agreement” and went on to a six-decade screen and stage career, frequently cast as the wistful or brittle sophisticate, died early Sunday at her apartment in Manhattan. She was 95. read more: