Celeste Holm (1919-2012) had a long career in theater, movies, and television, entertaining millions of people.
She was in the original casts of several Broadway musicals, including Oklahoma! and The King and I. Her films include Gentleman’s Agreement (1947), The Snake Pit (1948), All About Eve (1950), and Three Men and a Baby (1987). Holm was the president of Arts Horizons and active on the board of the Actor’s Fund. She was appointed chair of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Development Commission. President Reagan appointed her to the United States Council on the Arts. Holm also received an honorary degree from Norwood University in 1981, was knighted by the King of Norway, inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame, and recognized and honored by her peers in the Motion Picture Academy.