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Elaine Stritch

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Birthday
2, 1925
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Jul 17, 2014 (89)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1925
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Jul 17, 2014 (89)

About

American stage and screen actress who was nominated for Tony Awards for her Broadway performances in Bus Stop, Sail Away, A Delicate Balance, and Company. Also a three-time Emmy Award winner, she appeared on 30 Rock and Law & Order.

Before Fame

She debuted on Broadway in a 1946 production of Loco. Shortly thereafter, she served as Ethel Merman's understudy in Call Me Madam.

Trivia

She earned a Tony Award for Elaine Stritch at Liberty, her acclaimed one-woman show.

Family Life

She was married to John Bay from 1973 until his 1982 death from cancer.

Associated With

She played a teacher in three episodes of The Cosby Show with Bill Cosby.