Netflix Movies Starring Lois Nettleton

Lois Nettleton was a versatile and accomplished actress who appeared on stage, in films and on TV in her long career. The former Miss Chicago of 1948 beauty pageant contest winner was born in Oak Park, Illinois, She studied acting at Chicago's Goodman Theatre and then at the Actors' Studio in New York City, where she made her Broadway debut in 1949's "The Biggest Thief in Town" under the stage name of "Lydia Scott" (her given name, she felt, was too plain and sounded "schoolmarmy"). Nettleton was Barbara Bel Geddes's understudy in the role of "Maggie the Cat" in the original 1955 Broadway production of Tennessee Williams Pulitzer-Prize winning "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", staged by Elia Kazan. Occasionally, she got to play "Maggie", herself. A supremely talented stage actress, she won the prestigious Clarence Derwent Award for her acting in "God and Kate Murphy". Read more on iMDB