Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 'Key Largo' (1948).
She was born the daughter of a merchant tailor and stay and home mom who named her Claire Wemlinger.
She played many 'bad girl' roles in noir films.
She was married to her second husband Cylos William Dunsmoore from 1943 to 1947 and together the couple had a son.
She starred with John Wayne in The High and the Mighty.