She won the Academy Award for Best Helping Actress on her behalf jobs as sly, manipulative people. He debut film appearance is at the 1936 dilemma, Anthony Undesirable, which earned her an Oscar Prize. Among the Hollywood Ten who defied McCarthy’s Home Un-American Activities Payment, she was blacklisted by Hollywood. Her film profession ended in the first 1950s. She was created Edith Holm Sondergaard, in Litchfield, Minnesota. Her parents had been of Danish descent. She auditioned for the area of the Wicked Witch in the Wizard of Oz, but withdrew following the producers made a decision to make the witch unappealing. The part ultimately visited Margaret Hamilton.