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Born: May 23, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1955:
Made New York stage debut in "The Wooden Dish"
1955:
Played Edna, a nurse, on a number of episodes of "The Phil Silvers Show"
1956:
Feature film debut, in a bit part in "Giant"
1957:
Played a variety of roles regularly on the syndicated police drama series, "Decoy"
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Acted in Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" at the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford CT
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Acted in the New York Shakespeare Festival in 1960, 1965 and 1969
1963:
Played first sizable feature film role in "The Caretakers", billed 11th
1964:
First leading role in film, "One Potato, Two Potato"
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Acted for a time on the long-running daytime drama, "Love of Life"
1970:
Starred on Broadway in the Stephen Sondheim musical, "Company"
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Played Norma Brodnik on the short-lived NBC sitcom, "Diana", starring Diana Rigg
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Played Elizabeth Miller on the long-running ABC sitcom, "Barney Miller"; initially as a regular then a recurring character
1981:
Reprised her role as Evelyn Stohler, the mother, from the feature "Breaking Away" for the short-lived ABC sitcom version
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Played Harriet Benjamin on the CBS sitcom, "Private Benjamin", reprising her role from the 1980 feature film
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Played Ellen Hobbs on the short-lived CBS supernatural detective series, "Tucker's Witch"
1987:
Played Mrs. Amberville on the CBS romance miniseries, "I'll Take Manhattan"
1994:
Underwent treatment for colon cancer
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Returned to NYC stage as co-star of "After-Play" by Anne Meara
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Returned to series TV as Brooke Shields' grandmother on the NBC sitcom "Suddenly Susan"
1999:
Portrayed the mother of the title character in the independent "Judy Berlin"
1999:
Played a Jewish mother in son Aaron Harnick's feature directorial debut "30 Days"
2000:
Cast as a wheelchair-bound matriarch in the Off-Broadway play "Current Events"
2003:
Received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series for her role in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

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