Eleanor Parker (born June 26, 1922) is an American actress. Born in Cedarville, Ohio, she was signed by Warner Brothers in 1941 and debuted that year in They Died With Their Boots On.
By 1946 she had starred in Between Two Worlds, Hollywood Canteen, Pride of the Marines and Of Human Bondage. In 1950 she received the first of three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress, for Caged, in which she played a prison inmate.
Parker never became a big name in Hollywood, despite numerous movies and Oscar nominations. In 1967 she starred in the television series Bracken's World, and then in several made-for-television movies.
Academy Award Nominations
1956 - Interrupted Melody
1952 - Detective Story
1951 - Caged
She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6340 Hollywood Blvd.