From Wikipedia Ida Kamińska (September 18, 1899 – May 21, 1980) was an Academy Award-nominated actress. Ida Kamińska began a stage career at the age of five. Her first theater role was in 1912 in Mirele Efros, with her mother and her sister in other roles in the play. In 1965, she starred in the Czechoslovak movie The Shop on Main Street (Obchod na korze, directed by Ján Kadár and Elmar Klos), and she received a 1966 nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Her last role was The Angel Levine (1970), directed by Ján Kadár. Following her death from cardiovascular disease in 1980, aged 80, she was interred in the Yiddish theatre section of the Mount Hebron Cemetery in Flushing, New York.