Patricia Morison Turns 100

Actress and singer Patricia Morison, who had roles in 1940s movies including the John Garfield-Maureen O’Hara film noir The Fallen Sparrow (1943), the religious drama The Song of Bernadette (1943), the Katharine Hepburn-Spencer Tracy romance Without Love (1945) and the Sherlock Holmes mystery Dressed to Kill (1946), as well as appearing on Broadway in Kiss Me, Kate (1948) and The King and I (1954), celebrates her 100th birthday today. Morison’s most recent film appearance was in Terence Davies’ The Long Day Closes (1992).

Morison was recently interviewed by the Los Angeles Times on the upcoming event of her centennial and, amidst anecdotes of bygone days in Hollywood, had this to say: “I have been so fortunate in my life.”


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