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6. She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) and the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire).

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7.)  One of her greatest performances was in "The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne", yet the movie was overlooked   by the Oscars.

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2.  Ingrid Bergman was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1915.  Her mother died when she was 2 and her father when she was 12.  She then lived with an uncle.

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4.  She was married three times: Dr. Petter Lindstrom, Roberto Rossellini, and Lars Schmidt. 

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6.  Ingrid Bergman won two Emmys: In 1960 for "Startime" and in 1982 for "A Woman Called Golda" where she plays Golda Meir.  "A Woman Called Golda" was her last role.

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8.  In 1949 she left Hollywood to film Stromboli in Italy with Roberto Rossellini.  They fell in love leading her to leave her husband and child.  Bergman remained in Italy and had a son and twin girls with Rossellini.  She continued to make movies in Italy but the resulting scandal about her personal life kept her away from Hollywood until 1956.

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2)  Laurence perfected an Italian accent in order to play Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972), and was signed to play the role. However, at the last moment, he fell sick and was replaced by Marlon Brando.  (Thanks to IMDb)

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3.  He was married to three actresses:

Jill Esmond (1930-1940) who named Leigh in their divorce on the grounds of adultery

Vivian Leigh (1940-1961) who named Plowright in their divorce on the grounds of adultery

Joan Plowright (1961-until his death in 1989)

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6.  Won best actor Oscar for Hamlet (1949) which he also directed and won best picture.  He was nominated 9 times as best actor, once for best supporting actor, and once as best director.

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7. While working on Wuthering Heights (1939), he said he learned a lot about film acting from director William Wyler, who he said treated him in "the most rough and insulting manner".

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