Gene Tierney started her Broadway career with ‘What a Life!’ The following year she appeared in ‘Mrs. O’Brien Entertains,’ a Broadway production where she portrayed Molly O’Day. The western film ‘The Return of Frank James’ marked her debut in motion picture, where she played a supporting role opposite Henry Fonda. She is renowned for playing the lead in ‘Laura,’ the American film noir where she starred as Laura Hunt. She is best-known for portraying Ellen Berent Harland in ‘Leave Her to Heaven,’ the American film noir for which she was garnered with an ‘Academy Award’ nomination in the ‘Best Actress’ category. Some of her other noteworthy roles include film like ‘The Mating Season,’ ‘Heaven Can Wait,’ ‘Whirlpool,’ ‘The Razor’s Edge,’ ‘The Left Hand of God,’ and ‘The Ghost and Mrs. Muir,’ amongst various others.