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‘Sunset Boulevard' star Nancy Olson Livingston recalls 'daring script,' meeting Marilyn Monroe and Walt Disney

Added 11-26-22 08:11:01am EST - “Nancy Olson Livingston, who starred in classic Hollywood films "Sunset Boulevard" and Disney's "Pollyanna," has written a memoir titled "A Front Row Seat."” - Foxnews.com

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The "Pollyanna" actress has written a new memoir titled "A Front Row Seat: An Intimate Look at Broadway, Hollywood, and the Age of Glamour" where she shared stories about JFK, Frank Sinatra and more.

Nancy Olson Livingston was still a student at UCLA when she was cast in a film that would make her a Hollywood star.

The Milwaukee native had just turned 22 when "Sunset Boulevard" premiered in 1950. The movie, which starred Gloria Swanson and William Holden, earned 11 Oscar nominations, including "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" for Olson Livingston. She played an ambitious script reader who falls in love with a kept man.

The 94-year-old, who is the last survivor of "Sunset Boulevard," is reflecting on her decades-long career in a new memoir published on Nov. 22 titled "A Front Row Seat: An Intimate Look at Broadway, Hollywood, and the Age of Glamour." Olson Livingston said she was compelled to tell her children the story of her life.

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