Eileen Heckart

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Birthday
29, 1919
Birthplace
Columbus, OH
Death Date
Dec 31, 2001 (82)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1919
Birthplace
Columbus, OH
Death Date
Dec 31, 2001 (82)

About

Award-winning actress who portrayed Aunt Flo on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and and played an overbearing mother in Butterflies Are Free.

Before Fame

She got sick with the whooping cough in college, which greatly deepened her voice.

Trivia

He best work ocurred on stage, where she earned Tony nominations for her roles in The Dark at the Top of the Stairs and Invitation to a March.

Family Life

She grew up in Columbus, Ohio with her alcoholic mother after her parents separated when she was two.

Associated With

She was in the stage production of Butterflies are Free and won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 1972 film version, which starred Goldie Hawn.

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