Joanne Woodward is a 50s legendary actress, producer and director from the United States of America. She received many great awards and honours as her most important one is the Oscars for Best Actress in a Leading Role for “The Three Faces of Eve” film. You may explore in details below the life, career, awards and net worth of Joanne Woodward in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward was born in Thomasville city in Georgia, United States, on February 27, 1930. Her father Wade Woodward worked at the Charles Scribner’s Sons New York publishing company as their vice president, and her mother Elinor Gignilliat Trimmier was probably responsible for building the family’s house. The middle and maiden names which she has are from French origins.
Joanne Woodward was grown and raised at various locations because her family moved and because her parents got divorced. She studied at the Marietta High School, but she graduated from the Greenville High School. She also attended the Louisiana State University where she studied drama. Joanne is an alumnus of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. She has one brother that we know of, Wade Woodward, Jr.
Joanne Woodward has been into a marriage, relationship and has children that we are aware of. She was married to the actor, voice actor, film director, producer, race car driver and entrepreneur Paul Newman from 1958 until Paul’s death in 2008 because of cancer. The couple had three daughters together, former child actress Nell Newman, Claire Newman and the artist, singer and former actress Melissa Newman.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Joanne Woodward participated in theatre productions at school and in beauty contests as a teenager. Her first screen work was in episodes of series as a guest actress. She made her debut film starring role in the western “Count Three and Pray”. The drama mystery film “The Three Faces of Eve” stands among her most popular.
For the awards, Joanne Woodward stands among the greatest award receivers. She has more than 70 award wins and nominations. She won the Oscars for her role and performance in “The Three Faces of Eve” film, for which she also won a Golden Globe Award and a National Board of Review Award.
Joanne Woodward latest and most recent acting credits were in comedy-drama film “Lucky Them”, HBO miniseries “Empire Falls”, “Change in the Wind” film and others. She hasn’t been much active since a while as she’s grown old now.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress, producer and director Joanne Woodward has an estimated net worth of somewhere near $55 million. She made her wealth from starring in films and series for decades. Joanne Woodward gained more popularity through films and not series, so she probably earned more for her film roles.
Joanne Woodward is named among the greatest American actress. She has nearly 80 credits as an actress of films and series including her new ones, and that number might not increase any time soon as she hasn’t been much active. Joanne Woodward has been single since her husband’s Paul Newman death.