- Category : Entertainment-Actor-Actress
- Type : ME
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 1
American actress of radio, stage, film, and television. Orson Welles called her "the world's greatest living radio actress." She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for All the King's Men (1949) and was nominated in the same category for Giant (1956). She also provided the voice of Pazuzu in The Exorcist (1973).
On 15 November 1987, her son John Markle killed his family —- his wife Christine and daughters Amy (age 13) and Suzanne (age 9) -- and then himself in a murder/suicide.
Mercedes McCambridge died on 2 March 2004.