Luise Rainer, First Actress To Win Back-To-Back Oscars, Dies At 104

December 31, 2014 12:44 AM

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Luise Rainer, First Actress To Win Back-To-Back Oscars, Dies At 104

Actress Luise Rainer, who was the first actress to win back-to-back Academy Awards for Best Actress ("The Great Ziegfeld," 1937, and "The Good Earth," 1938), has died. She was 104.

The German-born star died at her London home on Tuesday following a battle with pneumonia.

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