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Remembering Actress Mercedes McCambridge

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Remembering Actress Mercedes McCambridge

Remembering Actress Mercedes McCambridge

Remembering Actress Mercedes McCambridge

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McCambridge died March 2 at the age of 87. McCambridge chilled audiences in the 1970s as the voice of the Devil in The Exorcist. She won an Academy Award for her first film role — in 1949 for All the King's Men. She also starred with Joan Crawford in Nicholas Ray's western, Johnny Guitar.

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