Sada Thompson

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Birthday
27, 1927
Birthplace
Des Moines, IA
Death Date
May 4, 2011 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
27, 1927
Birthplace
Des Moines, IA
Death Date
May 4, 2011 (83)

About

Her matriarch role on the 1970s television drama Family, was one of many similar roles in her career.

Before Fame

She was inspired to take up acting after seeing the movie The Man Who Played God, and then the Cole Porter musical Red, Hot and Blue.

Trivia

In addition to her Emmy Award-winning work in Family, she was also a renowned stage actress, with a Tony Award for best actress in 1972 for the comedy Twigs.

Family Life

She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and moved with her family to New Jersey when she was five, where her father became an editor of several farm journals.

Associated With

She starred opposite Elizabeth Taylor in a London production of Little Foxes.