Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1937
Plays Character That Is Related To The Sex Trade Industry
Marge Williams in Isle of Forgotten Sins 1943
Character Is A Brothel Madam
1937 saw the introduction of a new acting category. Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress. The first winner of the Supporting Actress Oscar was Gale Sondergaard. Six years after that historic win she would star in the film Isle of Forgotten Sins. Gale plays the role of a madam by the name of Marge Williams. Her character presides over a brothel named after the title of the movie.
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