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Oscar-Winner Celeste Holm Dies at 95

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Celeste Holm attends The Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Celebrates The 65th Anniversary Of "Gentleman's Agreement" at Lighthouse International Conference Center on April 23, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Holm was perhaps best known for her Oscar-winning performance in Elia Kazan's Gentleman's Agreement, but her decades-long career also included stops on Broadway — where she played Ado Annie in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! — as well as several stints on television, including a gig on Fantasy Island. "We live by encouragement," she once said, "and die without it — slowly, sadly and angrily." On the other hand, she was described as a "firecracker" well into her nineties, so hopefully she proved herself wrong.

Photo: Michael N. Todaro/2012 Getty Images