How old is Luise Rainer?

How old is Luise Rainer?

104 years (1910–2014)
Luise Rainer/Age at death

Is Luise Rainer still alive?

Deceased (1910–2014)
Luise Rainer/Living or Deceased

Where is Luise Rainer buried?

Luise Rainer

Birth 12 Jan 1910 Düsseldorf, Stadtkreis Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 30 Dec 2014 (aged 104) Belgravia, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 140642065 · View Source

Who was the first actress to win back to back Oscars?

Two actresses have won two consecutive awards: Luise Rainer – The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and The Good Earth (1937) Katharine Hepburn – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) and The Lion in Winter (1968)

Who won the Oscar for The Good Earth?

Actress Luise Rainer
Actress Luise Rainer Made Hollywood History — Then Walked Away Luise Rainer was the first person to win back-to-back Academy Awards (in 1936 for The Great Ziegfield and 1937 for The Good Earth). Ranier died Monday at her home in London. She was 104 years old.

Who was Luise Rainer married to?

Robert Knittelm. 1945–1989
Clifford Odetsm. 1937–1940
Luise Rainer/Spouse

What movies did Luise Rainer win the Academy Awards for?

She next portrayed Anna Held in The Great Ziegfeld (1936), about the impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. (played by Powell). Her emotional performance in the film—highlighted by a scene in which her character telephones her ex-husband to congratulate him on his new marriage—earned Rainer an Academy Award for best actress.

Which actor has won the most Oscars?

The most successful figure to date in the history of the Academy Awards is Katharine Hepburn, who won four Oscars throughout her acting career.

Who wrote Good Earth?

Pearl S. Buck
The Good Earth/Authors
The Good Earth, novel by Pearl Buck, published in 1931. The novel, about peasant life in China in the 1920s, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1932.

Why is The Good Earth banned in China?

Why was it banned? The Good Earth was banned by Mao Zedong for presenting an “unromantic” agrarian viewpoint, which is interesting considering his failed land policies led to one of the worst famines of all time.

Is Oscar trophy made of gold?

The statuettes are solid bronze and plated in 24-karat gold. Due to a metal shortage during World War II, Oscars® were made of painted plaster for three years. Following the war, the Academy invited recipients to redeem the plaster figures for gold-plated metal ones.