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Frances Sternhagen

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Birthday
13, 1930
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

American stage and screen actress who won Tony Awards for her performances in the Broadway productions of The Heiress and The Good Doctor. She delivered acclaimed Off-Broadway performances in Driving Miss Daisy and Long Day's Journey Into Night. She also played Gloria Forrest in the 2011 film Dolphin Tale.

Before Fame

She debuted on Broadway in a 1955 production of The Skin of Our Teeth.

Trivia

She appeared in such films as Up the Down Staircase, Raising Cain, and Julie & Julia.

Family Life

With her husband, Thomas Carlin, she raised six children.

Associated With

She played the mother of actor John Ratzenberger's character in the television series Cheers.