Carrie Nye

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Birthday
14, 1936
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jul 14, 2006 (69)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
14, 1936
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jul 14, 2006 (69)

About

Stage and screen actress who was nominated for an Emmy for her starring role in Moviola: The Scarlett O'Hara War. She also earned a Tony nomination for her performance in the Broadway production of Half a Sixpence.

Before Fame

She made her Broadway debut in 1960 in the stage production of A Second String.

Trivia

Because of her wit and her Mississippi accent, she was often compared to fellow actress Tallulah Bankhead.

Family Life

She was the wife of famous talk show host Dick Cavett.

Associated With

She starred in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.