Holm, Celeste

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Holm, Celeste Gender: F
born on 29 April 1917 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°33' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°06 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 28°05'

Celeste Holm


American actress, singer, pianist and entertainer born to Norwegian parents. She was educated in Holland, France and the U.S., taking ballet and drama classes. Studying at the Univ. of Chicago, she made her professional stage debut at 17 at the Pennsylvania stock company. Broadway in 1938 and a triumphal appearance in the long running "Oklahoma." She signed a long term contract with 20th Century Fox making her screen debut in 1946 and winning an Academy Award for best supporting actress in the film "Gentleman's Agreement." An intelligent and remarkably versatile actress, she was twice nominated for Oscars and made many memorable appearances in a wide range of roles, both in leads and supporting, in film, stage, radio, nightclubs and TV.

Holm was Knighted by King Olav V of Norway in 1979 and in 1982, she was named by President Reagan to the National Council for the Arts. The following year was appointed chairman of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Development Commission.

Holm's first husband was director Ralph Nelson and her fourth husband was actor Wesley Addy (b. 8/04/1913, Omaha, NE). At age 85, the actress married Frank Basile, a 41-year-old opera singer, in New York City on April, 29, 2004. After a four-year courtship, they invited a judge to perform the wedding ceremony in front of 300 friends at Sardi’s restaurant.

Holm died at her Manhattan apartment at 3:30 on 15 July 2012, two weeks after having been hospitalized for dehydration following a fire in her building and two days after suffering a heart attack.

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  • Work : New Career 1938 (First appearance on Broadway)
  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1946 (Signed with 20th Century Fox)
  • Work : Prize 1947 (Oscar for Best Supporting Actress)
  • Relationship : Marriage 29 April 2004 (at age 85, she married fifth husband Frank Basile, age 41)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 15 July 2012 at 03:30 AM in Manhattan (Age 95)
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Source Notes

Sabian Symbols No.468. Five reference sources give 1919.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Age difference more than 15 yrs (fifth husband is 44 years her junior)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (five)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Extremely versatile, talented)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Famed Broadway actress)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (Best Supporting Actress)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book