Mercedes McCambridge

Born: 16 March 1916, Joliet, Illinois
Died: 2 March 2004, San Diego, Calif,

Highlighted works

  • Johnny Guitar

    Joan Crawford and Mercedes McCambridge excel in this fascinatingly strange Nicholas Ray western that takes in both sexual rivalry and xenophobia.

  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    An electrifying story of demonic possession in contemporary America, William Friedkin’s controversial adaptation of a best-selling novel ranks among Hollywood’s most celebrated horror films.

  • Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil

    Orson Welles’ return to Hollywood after ten years working in Europe is a sleazy border tale in which he takes centre stage as gargantuan detective Hank Quinlan.

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