Academy Award Winner Celeste Holm Dies At 95
Updated: Updated 07/15/2012 02:06 PM
By: NY1 News
Well-known New York stage and screen actress Celeste Holm passed away this morning at age 95, according to her family.
Holm, a lifelong New Yorker, appeared in the films "All About Eve," "High Society" and "Cinderella," among others.
In 1948, she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her work in the Elia Kazan film "Gentleman's Agreement."
She also played the role of Ado Annie in the original production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma."
Her family says she was hospitalized about two weeks ago with dehydration, following a fire in actor Robert De Niro's apartment in the same Upper West Side building.
Funeral arrangements have not yet been made, but Holm's family members say they expect to hold a memorial in the city.
NY1 Update, 7/16/12: The original version of this story misidentified Holm's character in "Oklahoma."
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