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Also Known As: Died: April 25, 2009
Born: May 13, 1922 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Broadway: The Golden Age (2004) as Herself
The Golden Age of Broadway theater is brought to the screen by interviews with over 100 Broadway stars, composers, writers and notables, whose stories bring Broadway's past to life. Includes archival footage of productions from the pre-video era and vintage photographs of some of Broadway's most fam
2.
Enemies of Laughter (2000) as Paul'S Mother
Struggling comedy writer Paul Halpern has been suffering through a serious of blind dates when he's invited to lunch by charming director Carla. Carla is smart, attractive and interested in Paul, but problems arrise when she seeks to stage a play of his that Paul would like to see buried.
3.
For Better or Worse... (1996)
Michael Makeshift is a chronic loser whose fiancee hasn't called him in six months, who attends AA meetings just for company and whose psychiatrist supplies him with "video dog" tapes because Michael fears a real pet might abandon him. One night, Michael's ne'er-do-well brother, Reggie, appears at Michael's door with his very beautiful, very unconscious bride, Valerie. He begs Michael to watch over her for a few days until a business deal comes through that he promises will make them all rich. Countless double-deals, triple-crosses and misunderstandings later, Valerie and Michael realize they are in love. Unfortunately, they're also in-laws.
4.
This Joint Is Jumpin' (1993)
A group of friends decide to get together and play in a Beverly Hills unlisted jazz band.
5.
My First Love (1988) as Jean Miller
A widow thinks she's ready for a new romance with her high school sweetheart, a physician of considerable means. The only thing standing in the way of rekindling this first love is the presence of his very attractive, very together 37-year-old girlfriend.
6.
History of the World Part I (1981) as Unemployment Clerk
A funny look at the history of the world according to Mel Brooks.
7.
Mame (1974) as Vera
The musical revolves around the antics of Mame Dennis (Lucille Ball), a fun-loving, wealthy eccentric with a flare for life and a razor sharp wit. Her life is suddenly changed when she becomes the guardian of her late brother's only child, Patrick Dennis. Her adventures take us from the speak-easies of the roaring 20's to the depression following the great Stock Market crash. She is rescued by a wealthy Southern plantation owner (Robert Preston), marries and is widowed suddenly, and through it all, manages to keep things under control. With some help from her dearest friend, Vera Charles (Bea Arthur), she helps keep things at 3 Beekman Place a rousing free-for-all.
8.
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970) as Bea Vecchio
A young couple's wedding plans lead to comic complications for all involved.
9.
That Kind of Woman (1959) as WAC
A kept woman falls in love with a young paratrooper during the final days of World War II.

Cast (special)

10.
TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (2004)
An award show that celebrates classic television.
11.
TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (2003) as Featuring
Award show which honors the legendary and most beloved programs in television history.
12.
Golden Girls: Their Greatest Moments, The (2003)
A look back on the successful series, The Golden Girls, featuring clips, interviews (both new and old) and behind the scenes footage.
13.
Great Women of Television Comedy: A Museum of Television & Radio Special (2003) as Interviewee
Television clips and interviews salute the great women of television comedy.
14.
Intimate Portrait: Bea Arthur (2003) as Interviewee
A portrait of stage and screen actress Bea Arthur.
15.
Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Frank DeCaro: The Big O! True West Hollywood Story, The (2002)
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" movie critic Frank DeCaro offers commentary and predictions for the 2002 Academy Awards. Special satirizes televised biographies by profiling Decaro's ficticious struggle to overcome addiction and a failed marriage to emerge as a preeminent movie reviewer.
16.
Intimate Portrait: Estelle Getty (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of Emmy award-winning actress Estelle Getty whose 40-year show-business career includes starring in "Golden Girls" (1985-1992) in the role of Sophia Petrillo.
17.
Good Times: The E! True Hollywood Story (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary about the television series "Good Times," which aired on CBS from 1974 to 1979. By combining humor with social criticism, "Good Times" expanded the horizons of television and showcased a new interpretation of the black American family -- one that actually included a father. The sitcom hi
18.
Intimate Portrait: Rue McClanahan (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of actress Rue McClanahan.
19.
All in the Family: The E! True Hollywood Story (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary about the television series "All in the Family," which aired on CBS from 1971 to 1979. Producer Norman Lear's creation was outrageous, groundbreaking, enormously popular and changed the face of primetime television with a new brand of social and political content. Former cast members ref
20.
70s: The Decade That Changed Television, The (2000) as Interviewee
A Museum of Television & Radio special that celebrates the 1970s, an era when television underwent sweeping changes, forever altering the medium.
21.
53rd Annual Tony Awards, The (1999) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Tony Awards presentation from the Gershwin Theater in New York City.
22.
NYTV: By the People Who Made It (1998) as Interviewee
History of New York television as told through the collective voices of its celebrities and innovators. Interviews are supplemented by archival film clips from classic programs made in New York as well as scenes from shows currently produced in New York.
23.
CBS: The First 50 Years (1998) as Interviewee
Special celebrating the CBS Television Network's Golden Anniversary as a television broadcaster.
24.
10th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1996)
Presentation of the 10th annual American Comedy Awards, honoring the nation's outstanding comedic talents in television, motion pictures and stand-up comedy.
25.
50th Annual Tony Awards, The (1996)
Live presentation of the 50th Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. The special includes a salute to Tony's Golden Anniversary spotlighting historic moments from previous Tony broadcasts.
26.
Ninth Annual Genesis Awards (1995) as Presenter
Highlights of The Ark Trust's Ninth Annual Genesis Awards, honoring individuals in the major media and artistic community who have spotlighted animal issues in their work.
27.
Bob Hope's Birthday Memories (1994)
A special celebrating Bob Hope's 91st birthday. Features memorable moments from 15 years of Hope's birthday specials and more than 40 years on television.
28.
Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Bowl (1994)
Concert tribute at the Hollywood Bowl to songwriter Jerry Herman.
29.
8th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1994) as Presenter
A presentation of the 8th Annual American Comedy Awards.
30.
47th Annual Tony Awards, The (1993)
A live presentation of the Tony Awards honoring excellence in the theater.
31.
Out There (1993)
Standup comedy special featuring gay and lesbian performers.
32.
7th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1993)
A presentation of "The 7th Annual American Comedy Awards," honoring the nation's outstanding comedic talents.
33.
6th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1992)
The 6th annual American Comedy Awards honors top comedic performers in all fields of American entertainment.
34.
Dame Edna's Hollywood (1991)
Actor/ventriloquist Barry Humphries portrays the nouveau-riche Australian Dame Edna Everage in a spoof of Hollywood talk shows.
35.
5th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1991)
Broadcast of the fifth annual "American Comedy Awards" honoring top comedic performers in all forms of American entertainment.
36.
48th Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (1991) as Presenter
A live telecast of the forty-eighth annual Golden Globe Awards presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for achievement in film and television.
37.
17th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1991)
A live presentation of the seventeenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers. The Gallup organization determines the winners by way of a special poll.
38.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991)
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
39.
Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special (1990)
A special in which prominent celebrities of film, television, sports, and music join together to publicize the global crisis of pollution, starvation, and resource shortage under the sponsorship of giant media conglomerate Time Warner.
40.
42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation (1990) as Presenter
Live telecast of the forty-second annual prime time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
41.
4th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1990)
Broadcast of the Fourth Annual American Comedy Awards honoring top comedic performers in all forms of American entertainment.
42.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
43.
3rd Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1989)
A live presentation of the third annual American Comedy Awards honoring top comedic performers in all forms of American entertainment. Included is a showcase of new comedy stars as well as some of America's top comedians. Neil Simon is the recipient of the Lifetime Creative Achievement Award.
44.
Ooh-La-La -- It's Bob Hope's Fun Birthday Spectacular From Paris' Bicentennial (1989)
A birthday salute to Bob Hope on his eighty-sixth birthday taped in Paris for the City of Light's celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the French Revolution.
45.
Thirteenth Annual Circus of the Stars, The (1988) as Ringmaster
A variety special in which more than two dozen stars of television, motion pictures and the stage -- none with prior professional circus experience -- perform circus feats, including aerial acts, acrobatics and comedy.
46.
Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers, A (1988)
A special featuring music from Broadway shows including "Leave It to Me," "South Pacific," "One Touch of Venus," "70, Girls, 70," "Dreamgirls," "Evita," and "Cats." A tribute to Mary Martin on her fiftieth anniversary in show business is also featured. This is the second of a three-part salute to Am
47.
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988)
A two-hour presentation taped at Carnegie Hall in New York on May 11, 1988, featuring celebrities from all forms of American entertainment and the performing arts in a tribute to America's legendary songwriter, Irving Berlin, in honor of his one-hundredth birthday.
48.
39th Annual Emmy Awards, The (1987)
A live telecast from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California, of the Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring achievment in television. For the first time in Emmy history, the telecast does not air on one of the three major networks and this is the first of three consecutive annual telecast of the Emmy A
49.
1st Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1987)
The first live broadcast of this new awards show dedicated to comedy in all its forms. Besides the 14 category awards, Norman Lear is the recipient of the first annual American Comedy Award for a lifetime creative contribution to the field of comedy, and three Lifetime Achievement Awards to perform
50.
All-Star Gala at Ford's Theatre (1987) as Host
A special highlighting the nineteenth annual celebration of the performing arts in America at historic Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. The program features a tribute to Nancy Reagan.
51.
Jay Leno's Family Comedy Hour (1987)
Comedian Jay Leno hosts his first network television primetime special, with a salute to the American family. The program spotlights Leno in a humorous monologue about real and fictional families and features special appearances by show-business family acts.
52.
All-Star Party For Joan Collins (1987)
Joan Collins is honored by more than 100 of her fellow celebrities and co-workers at the twelfth annual salute of Variety Clubs International, an invitational black-tie entertainment hour of comedy, music, and nostalgia.
53.
13th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1987) as Presenter
Dick Van Dyke hosts the live telecast of the ceremony from Santa Monica, California, honoring winners in 21 categories. A special Gallup Poll determined the three top vote-getters in each category, and the public voted for anyone and was not restricted to a pre-determined list.
54.
41st Annual Tony Awards, The (1987)
The forty-first annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Broadcast live from the Mark Hellinger Theatre In New York City, the program is the first presentation of the Tonys under the aegis of the Tony Awards P
55.
38th Annual Emmy Awards, The (1986)
A live three-hour telecast from Pasadena, California, of the thirty-eighth Annual Emmy Awards which honors excellence in the television industry. David Letterman and Shelley Long are this year's co-hosts. Veteran comedian Red Skelton, recipient of this year's coveted Governor's Award by the Board of
56.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1986)
The ninth annual awards/entertainment special honoring six distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their area of endeavor. The event, taped at the Opera House of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., honors actress and comedienne Lucille Ball, singer and c
57.
All Star Party For Clint Eastwood (1986)
Variety Clubs International honors Clint Eastwood in the eleventh annual salute to an entertainment industry figure for career and humanitarian achievements.
58.
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
59.
Walt Disney World's 15th Birthday Celebration (1986) as Host
A two-hour variety show celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of Walt Disney World. The program features a potpourri of music, comedy and dance. Also included in the special is vintage footage of Walt Disney, Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and a view of the all-new Birthday Parade down Main Stree
60.
40th Annual Tony Awards, The (1986)
The annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater, broadcast live from the Minskoff Theatre in New York City. This year (1986) marks the twentieth time the Tony Awards have been presented on national television.
61.
Tenth Annual Circus of the Stars, The (1985) as Ringmaster
The tenth annual program featuring celebrities performing circus routines.
62.
37th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, The (1985)
The thirty-seventh annual presentation by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) of the Emmy Awards for prime time television. Telecast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California.
63.
NBC All-Star Hour, The (1985)
The program features highlights of NBC's Fall 1985-86 season with performers introducing clips from their series.
64.
P.O.P. (1984) as Rosalyn Gordon
The story of P. Oliver Pendergast, a lovable con-artist who suddenly moves back into the lives of his former wife and their two grown sons after a twenty-year absence. In the pilot episode, P. Oliver schemes to help his ex-wife, Rosalyn, save the magazine she publishes, "Personality Plus."
65.
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast, The (1984) as Guest
A comical tribute to actress Joan Collins.
66.
Broadway Plays Washington! (1982)
A special, taped at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., celebrating American theater.
67.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Women I Love -- Beautiful But Funny (1982)
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
68.
Beatrice Arthur Special, The (1980) as Host
A variety show featuring Beatrice Arthur in her first music and comedy television special.
69.
Bob Hope Special: Hope, Women and Song (1980)
Bob Hope recalls the songs he made famous in a career that spans vaudeville, Broadway, radio, and motion pictures.
70.
CBS: On the Air (1978) as Co-Host
The Columbia Broadcasting System celebrates its first fifty years of radio and television broadcasting.
71.
Connie Francis Show, The (1961) as Guest
A charming hour of music, song, and comedy with singer Connie Francis in her first TV special.
72.
Best of Anything, The (1960) as Guest
A series of satirical comedy sketches, broadcast live, that spoof awards shows and ceremonies.

Music (special)

73.
Ooh-La-La -- It's Bob Hope's Fun Birthday Spectacular From Paris' Bicentennial (1989) as Song Performer ("I'M Glad I'M Not Young Anywmore")
A birthday salute to Bob Hope on his eighty-sixth birthday taped in Paris for the City of Light's celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the French Revolution.
74.
Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers, A (1988) as Song Performer ("Broadway My Street" "It Amazes Me")
A special featuring music from Broadway shows including "Leave It to Me," "South Pacific," "One Touch of Venus," "70, Girls, 70," "Dreamgirls," "Evita," and "Cats." A tribute to Mary Martin on her fiftieth anniversary in show business is also featured. This is the second of a three-part salute to Am
75.
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988) as Song Performer
A two-hour presentation taped at Carnegie Hall in New York on May 11, 1988, featuring celebrities from all forms of American entertainment and the performing arts in a tribute to America's legendary songwriter, Irving Berlin, in honor of his one-hundredth birthday.
76.
P.O.P. (1984) as Theme Song Performer
The story of P. Oliver Pendergast, a lovable con-artist who suddenly moves back into the lives of his former wife and their two grown sons after a twenty-year absence. In the pilot episode, P. Oliver schemes to help his ex-wife, Rosalyn, save the magazine she publishes, "Personality Plus."

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