Awards & Winners

Beatrice Straight

Date of Birth 02-August-1914
Place of Birth Old Westbury
(United States of America, New York, Nassau County)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Beatrice Whitney Straight
Profession Actor
Beatrice Whitney Straight was an American theatre, film, and television actress. In her role in the 1976 film Network, she was on screen for five minutes and forty seconds, the shortest performance ever to win an Academy Award for acting, in this case for best supporting actress. She also received an Emmy nomination for her role in The Dain Curse. Straight can also be recognized as Dr. Lesh in Poltergeist.

Awards by Beatrice Straight

Check all the awards nominated and won by Beatrice Straight.


Nominations 1986 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress Power


Nominations 1978 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Primetime Emmy Award For Outstanding Single Performance By A Supporting Actress In A Comedy Or Drama Series The Dain Curse
Part I


Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Honored for : Network
(Role: Louise Schumacher)

Nominations 1976 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Network
Role: Louise Schumacher