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Also Known As: Died:
Born: February 28, 1944 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1962:
Billed as Carole Bishop, made stage debut in corps de ballet of Radio City Music Hall
1968:
Broadway debut in "Golden Rainbow"
1975:
Won acclaim as the tart-tongued, aging hoofer Sheila in original production of "A Chorus Line"; changed billing from Carole Bishop to Kelly Bishop during the early run of the show
1977:
Co-starred in the short-lived TV series, "A Year at the Top" (CBS)
1978:
Feature acting debut, "An Unmarried Woman"
:
Played regular role of Grace on the CBS drama serial "As the World Turns"
1987:
Played mother to Jennifer Grey in "Dirty Dancing"
1988:
Portrayed Ginger Thorn in the short-lived ABC sitcom "The Thorns"
1989:
Had recurring role on the ABC soap opera "One Life to Live"
:
Played the leading role of Ouisa Kittredge in the Braodway production of "Six Degrees of Separation"; originally understudied Stockard Channing
1992:
Played mother to Miles Silverberg (Grant Shaud) in memorable episode of "Murphy Brown" (CBS)
1993:
Had supporting role in the film version of "Six Degrees of Separation"
1995:
Was regular on series "My Wildest Dreams" (Fox)
1995:
Co-starred as the mistress of Paul Mazursky's Vic Marcus in "Miami Rhapsody"
1996:
Cast as a doctor on the ABC soap "One Life to Live"
1996:
Had featured role of Grace in the revival of "Bus Stop", starring Mary-Louise Parker and Billy Crudup
1997:
Played mother to Howard Stern in "Private Parts"
1997:
Returned to Broadway in the short-lived Neil Simon play "Proposals"
1998:
Replaced Carole Shelley (who in turn had replaced Dana Ivey) in the Tony-winning play "The Last Night of Ballyhoo"
2000:
Had regular role as the mother and grandmother of the titular "Gilmore Girls" (The WB)

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