Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1957
Plays Character That Is Related To The Sex Trade Industry
Ivy Pearson in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1941
Character Is A Prostitute
This was Ingrid Bergman’s second Oscar win, though she would eventually win three Oscars. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde was one of Ingrid’s first roles in US films. When Spencer Tracy signed on to star in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, two female roles needed to be filled. The fiancee and the prostitute. Originally Ingrid was offered the part of the fiancee, and Lana Tuner the hooker. But Ingrid wanted to play the prostitute. So the actresses swapped roles.
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