is an American actress. Born in Cedarville, Ohio, she was signed by Warner Brothers in 1941 and debuted that year in They Died With Their Boots On.
By 1946 she had starred in Between Two Worlds, Hollywood Canteen, Pride of the Marines and Of Human Bondage. In 1950 she received the first of three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress, for Caged, in which she played a prison inmate.
Parker never became a big name in Hollywood, despite numerous movies and Oscar nominations. In 1967 she starred in the television series Bracken's World, and then in several made-for-television movies. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6340 Hollywood Blvd.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
Eleanor Parker Facts
|The Sound of Music|
|Maybe I'll Come Home In the Spring|
|The Sound of Music Sing-Along Edition|
|Man With The Golden Arm|
|The Naked Jungle|
|Valley of the Kings|