Sunday, February 26, 2017


1938 CHS grad Teresa Wright with her Oscar
While you're watching the Academy Awards tonight, remember Columbia High School grads who have been nominated, and won.

At least three CHS alum have walked the red carpet for acting, with one winner.

They are:  
* Elisabeth Shue, class of 1981, nominated for Best Actress in 1996 for Leaving Las Vegas.  
* Frank Langella, Class of 1955, nominated for Best Actor in 2009 for Frost/Nixon.  
* Teresa Wright, Class of 1938, nominated and won Best Supporting Actress in 1943 for Mrs. Miniver. She was also nominated that same year for Best Actress, playing Mrs. Lou Gehrig in Pride of the Yankees.

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