A WOMAN CALLED GOLDA (1982)
She was offered the starring role in a television mini-series, A Woman Called Golda (1982), about the late Israeli prime minister Golda Meir. It was to be her final acting role and she was honored posthumously with a second Emmy Award for Best Actress.
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (1974)
Bergman became one of the few actresses ever to receive three Oscars when she won her third (and first in the category of Best Supporting Actress) for her performance.
With her starring role in 1956’s Anastasia (1956), Bergman made a triumphant return to the American screen and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for a second time. Its director, Anatole Litvak, described her as “one of the greatest actresses in the world.” He also offered his description of her at the time.
JOAN OF ARC (1948)
Bergman received another Best Actress nomination for Joan of Arc (1948), an independent film based on the Maxwell Anderson play Joan of Lorraine.
Bergman won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Gaslight, a film in which George Cukor directed her as a “wife driven close to madness” by co-star Charles Boyer.
FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS (1943)
Bergman played the part of Maria in For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), which was also her first color film. For the role she received her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. The film was taken from Ernest Hemingway’s novel of the same title.
Bergman co-starred with Humphrey Bogart in the classic film Casablanca (1942), which remains her best-known role. In this film, she played the role of Ilsa, the beautiful Norwegian wife of Victor Laszlo, played by Paul Henreid, an “anti-Nazi underground hero” who is in Casablanca, a haven from the Nazis.