Actress | Soundtrack
Her father was of Irish descent, and her mother was of three quarters Irish ancestry (with her mother's other roots being English and German). From a Catholic background, Mercedes was educated at Catholic schools.
[on Johnny Guitar (1954)] When you are as big a star as Joan Crawford was in those days, you don't allow anybody to photograph you outside. Not in harsh light, and only in long, long, long shots. If you are a cameraman and you think you are going to...
Often played manly, cruely-disposed women
Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge
Joliet, Illinois, USA
La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA
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