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Oscar-winning Actress Rainer Dies at 104

Hollywood actress Luise Rainer, the first of just five performers to win back-to-back Oscars for acting, has died at her London home at 104. Her daughter said Rainer died of pneumonia. The Austrian-born Rainer became one of Hollywood's hottest stars after winning consecutive Academy Awards for "The Great Ziegfeld" in 1936 and for playing a Chinese peasant in "The Good Earth" one year later. Rainer, however, turned her back on Hollywood and walked out on a...

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