American Character Actress

Charlotte Rae

  • Apr 22, 1926 - Aug 05, 2018 (age 92)
  • 5' 0" (1.52 m)
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2018
Charlotte Rae
PersonalAugust 2018

Charlotte Rae

Charlotte Rae passed away.
2015
Ricki and the Flash
MovieAug 3, 2015

Ricki and the Flash

A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll …
A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.
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2014
Girl Meets World
TV ShowJun 27, 2014

Girl Meets World

Girl Meets World is an American comedy television series …
Girl Meets World is an American comedy television series created by Michael Jacobs and April Kelly that aired on Disney Channel from June 27, 2014 to January 20, 2017. The series is a spinoff of Boy Meets World and stars Rowan Blanchard, Ben Savage, Sabrina Carpenter, Peyton Meyer, August Maturo, Danielle Fishel, and Corey Fogelmanis.
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2008
Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage
MovieNov 11, 2008

Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage

A look at the inspiration …
A look at the inspiration behind Thomas Kinkade's painting The Christmas Cottage, and how the artist was motivated to begin his career after discovering his mother was in danger of losing their family home.
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You Don't Mess with the Zohan
MovieJun 6, 2008

You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Harbouring an ardent desire …
Harbouring an ardent desire to be the best in the cut-throat world of hairdressers, the Mossad's finest agent, Zohan, seizes the opportunity to call it quits by faking his death, after a fierce battle with his arch-nemesis, Phantom. In high hopes of making his dream come true in New York, the ambitious Zohan lands a job in the stylish hair salon of the beautiful Palestinian, Dalia, and things seem to work as planned; until a man from the past blows his cover. Now, the Zohan must fight tooth and nail to keep his new lifestyle, and in the meantime, try to win the heart of his boss. Can Zohan's dazzling hairstyling techniques save the world?
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2000
Another Woman's Husband
MovieMar 6, 2000

Another Woman's Husband

Charming ladies man Johnny …
Charming ladies man Johnny Miller is bored with his still committed wife, swimming instructor Susan. Under the 'bachelor' alias Jake Miller he has a relationship with psychologist Laurel ...
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1998
The King of Queens
TV ShowSep 21, 1998

The King of Queens

The King of Queens is an American sitcom television series that …
The King of Queens is an American sitcom television series that originally ran on CBS from September 21, 1998, to May 14, 2007, for a total of nine seasons and 207 episodes. The series was created by Michael J. Weithorn and David Litt, who also served as the show's executive producer. The series stars Kevin James and Leah Remini as Doug and Carrie Heffernan, respectively, a working class couple living in Rego Park, Queens, New York.
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1997
Nowhere
MovieMay 9, 1997

Nowhere

A group of teenagers try to sort out their lives and emotions …
A group of teenagers try to sort out their lives and emotions while bizarre experiences happen to each one, including alien abductions, bad acid trips, bisexual experiences, suicides, bizarre deaths, and a rape by a TV star. All of this happens before "the greatest party of the year".
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1995
Can't Hurry Love
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TV ShowSep 18, 1995

Can't Hurry Love

Can't Hurry Love is an American sitcom television series …
Can't Hurry Love is an American sitcom television series created by Gina Wendkos, starring Nancy McKeon that aired on CBS from September 18, 1995, to February 26, 1996.
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1994
ER
TV ShowSep 19, 1994

ER

ER is an American medical drama television series created by …
ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009. It was produced by Constant c Productions and Amblin Entertainment, in association with Warner Bros. Television. ER follows the inner life of the emergency room of fictional County General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and various critical issues faced by the room's physicians and staff. The show ran for 15 seasons with a total of 331 episodes, becoming the longest-running primetime medical drama in American television history. It won 23 Emmy Awards, including the 1996 Outstanding Drama Series award, and received 124 Emmy nominations, which makes it the most nominated drama program in history. ER won 116 awards in total, including the Peabody Award, while the cast earned four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Drama Series.
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Thunder in Paradise
TV ShowMar 25, 1994

Thunder in Paradise

Thunder in Paradise is an American action-adventure …
Thunder in Paradise is an American action-adventure TV series from the creators of Baywatch, which stars Hulk Hogan, Chris Lemmon, and Carol Alt. This first-run syndicated TV series originally premiered as a straight-to-video feature film in September 1993, then ran for one season from March 25 until November 27, 1994, before being cancelled. The series was later rebroadcast on the TNT cable network.
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1993
Diagnosis: Murder
TV ShowOct 29, 1993

Diagnosis: Murder

Diagnosis Murder is an American action-comedy-mystery …
Diagnosis Murder is an American action-comedy-mystery-medical crime drama television series starring Dick Van Dyke as Dr. Mark Sloan, a medical doctor who solves crimes with the help of his son Steve, a homicide detective played by Van Dyke's real-life son Barry. The series began as a spin-off of Jake and the Fatman (Dr. Mark Sloan made his first appearance in episode 4.19 "It Never Entered My Mind"), became a series of three TV movies, and then a weekly television series that debuted on CBS on October 29, 1993. Joyce Burditt wrote the episode in Jake and the Fatman and is listed here as the creator of the spin off series.
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1992
Tom and Jerry: The Movie
MovieOct 1, 1992

Tom and Jerry: The Movie

Cat and mouse duo Tom and …
Cat and mouse duo Tom and Jerry reluctantly work together to save a young girl from her evil aunt.
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1991
Baby Talk
TV ShowMar 8, 1991

Baby Talk

Baby Talk is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from …
Baby Talk is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from March 8, 1991 until May 8, 1992 as part of ABC's TGIF lineup. The show was loosely based on the Look Who's Talking movies and was adapted for television by Ed Weinberger. Amy Heckerling created original characters for the series while using key creative and script elements from Look Who's Talking, which she had written and directed. Weinberger served as executive producer during the first season, and was replaced by Saul Turteltaub and Bernie Orenstein in the second season.
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1987
Biography
TV ShowApr 6, 1987

Biography

Biography is an American documentary television …
Biography is an American documentary television series and media franchise created in the 1960s by David L. Wolper and owned by A&E Networks since 1987. Each episode depicts the life of a notable person with narration, on-camera interviews, photographs, and stock footage. The show originally ran in syndication in 1962–1964, and in 1979, on A&E from 1987 to 2006, and on The Biography Channel (later Bio, now FYI) from 2006 to 2012. After a five-year hiatus, the franchise was relaunched in 2017. Over the years, the Biography media franchise has expanded domestically and internationally, spinning off several cable television channels, a website, a children's program, a line of books and records, and a series of made-for-TV movies, specials, and miniseries, among other media properties. Biography has won a Peabody Award (1962) and three Emmy Awards (1997, 1999, 2002).
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1986
The Worst Witch
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MovieOct 31, 1986

The Worst Witch

Mildred Hubble (Fairuza Balk) is one of the young girls at a …
Mildred Hubble (Fairuza Balk) is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of ...
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1985
227
TV ShowSep 14, 1985

227

227 is an American sitcom television series that …
227 is an American sitcom television series that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as Mary Jenkins, a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, and lower-floor neighbors Sandra Clark and Pearl Shay.
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1984
Murder, She Wrote
TV ShowSep 30, 1984

Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote was an American crime drama …
Murder, She Wrote was an American crime drama television series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. The series aired for 12 seasons with 264 episodes from 1984 to 1996 on the CBS network. It was followed by four TV films. Among the most successful and longest-running television shows in history, it averaged more than 30 million viewers per week in its prime (sometimes hitting above 40 million viewers), and was a staple of the CBS Sunday night lineup for a decade. In syndication, the series is still highly successful throughout the world.
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1982
The Facts of Life Goes to Paris
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MovieSep 25, 1982

The Facts of Life Goes to Paris

The girls and Mrs. Garrett …
The girls and Mrs. Garrett head to Paris. The girls are going to spend some time in the French counterpart of their school while Mrs. Garrett attends a cooking school. The girls were hoping...
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Nomination1982

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy …

Nominated for "The Facts of Life".
Primetime Emmy Award
1981
Entertainment Tonight
TV ShowSep 14, 1981

Entertainment Tonight

Entertainment Tonight (or …
Entertainment Tonight (or simply ET) is an American first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United States and owned by CBS Interactive.
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1979
The Facts of Life
TV ShowAug 24, 1979

The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life is an American sitcom television series …
The Facts of Life is an American sitcom television series created by Dick Clair and Jenna McMahon, and a spin-off of Diff'rent Strokes that originally aired on NBC from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s. The series focuses on Edna Garrett (Charlotte Rae) as she becomes a housemother (and from the second season onward, a dietitian as well) at the fictional Eastland School, an all-girls boarding school in Peekskill, New York.
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Hair
MovieMar 14, 1979

Hair

Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New …
Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.
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Hello, Larry
TV ShowJan 26, 1979

Hello, Larry

Hello, Larry is an American sitcom television series created by …
Hello, Larry is an American sitcom television series created by Dick Bensfield and Perry Grant, starring McLean Stevenson that aired on NBC from January 26, 1979, to April 30, 1980. The series, created by Dick Bensfield and Perry Grant (veteran writers with a résumé going back to The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and The Andy Griffith Show), consisted of 35 episodes. Bensfield and Grant had also worked on One Day at a Time, a CBS sitcom about a single woman raising two teenaged daughters alone. The show was produced by Woody Kling and directed by Doug Rogers.
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1978
Diff'rent Strokes
TV ShowNov 3, 1978

Diff'rent Strokes

Diff'rent Strokes is an American sitcom television series that …
Diff'rent Strokes is an American sitcom television series that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978 to May 4, 1985 and on ABC from September 27, 1985 to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two African-American boys from Harlem who are taken in by a rich white Park Avenue businessman and widower named Phillip Drummond (Conrad Bain) and his daughter Kimberly (Dana Plato), for whom their deceased mother previously worked. During the first season and first half of the second season, Charlotte Rae also starred as the Drummonds' housekeeper, Mrs. Edna Garrett, who ultimately spun off into her own sitcom, The Facts of Life. The second housekeeper, Adelaide Brubaker, was played by Nedra Volz. The third housekeeper, Pearl Gallagher, was played by Mary Jo Catlett, appearing first as a recurring character before eventually becoming a main cast member.
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Rabbit Test
MovieApr 9, 1978

Rabbit Test

Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a …
Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a pinball table... he becomes the world's first pregnant man!
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1977
The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an …
The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from 1977 to 1987; in addition, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod) and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984. Its regular port of call was Puerto Vallarta.
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1976
Family
TV ShowMar 9, 1976

Family

Family is an American television drama series that aired on …
Family is an American television drama series that aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) television network from 1976 to 1980. Creative control of the show was split among executive producers Leonard Goldberg, Aaron Spelling, and Mike Nichols. A total of 86 episodes were produced. It is seen occasionally on the Decades, a digital subchannel TV network.
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1975
Good Morning America
TV ShowNov 3, 1975

Good Morning America

Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning …
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC. It debuted on November 3, 1975, and first expanded to weekends with the debut of a Sunday edition on January 3, 1993. The Sunday edition was canceled in 1999; weekend editions returned on both Saturdays and Sundays on September 4, 2004. The weekday program airs from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. in all U.S. time zones (live in the Eastern Time Zone and on tape delay elsewhere across the country). The Saturday and Sunday editions are one hour long and are transmitted to ABC's stations live at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time, although stations in some markets air them at different times. Viewers in the Pacific Time Zone receive an updated feed with a specialized opening and updated live reports. A third hour of the weekday broadcast aired from 2007 to 2008, exclusively on ABC News Now.
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Phyllis
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TV ShowSep 8, 1975

Phyllis

Phyllis is an American sitcom television series that aired on …
Phyllis is an American sitcom television series that aired on CBS from September 8, 1975, to March 13, 1977. Created by Ed. Weinberger and Stan Daniels, it was the second spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show (the first being Rhoda). The show starred Cloris Leachman as Phyllis Lindstrom, who was previously Mary Richards' neighbor, college friend, and landlady on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
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Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
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MovieFeb 13, 1975

Queen of the Stardust Ballroom

A lonely widow and a …
A lonely widow and a postman find romance late in life at the local dance hall.
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Hot l Baltimore
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TV ShowJan 24, 1975

Hot l Baltimore

Hot l Baltimore released.
Barney Miller
TV ShowJan 23, 1975

Barney Miller

Barney Miller is an American sitcom television series set in …
Barney Miller is an American sitcom television series set in a New York City Police Department police station on East 6th St in Greenwich Village. The series was broadcast from January 23, 1975, to May 20, 1982, on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore J. Flicker. Noam Pitlik directed the majority of the episodes.
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Outstanding Single Performance By A Supporting Actress In A Comedy Or Drama Special
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Nomination1975

Outstanding Single Performance By A S…

Nominated for "Queen of the Stardust Ballroom".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
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Nomination1975

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limi…

Nominated for "Queen of the Stardust Ballroom".
1974
Good Times
TV ShowFeb 8, 1974

Good Times

Good Times is an American sitcom television series that aired for …
Good Times is an American sitcom television series that aired for six seasons on CBS, from February 8, 1974 to August 1, 1979. Created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans and developed by executive producer Norman Lear, it was television's first African American two-parent family sitcom. Good Times is a spin-off of Maude, itself a spin-off of All in the Family.
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1972
The Paul Lynde Show
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TV ShowSep 13, 1972

The Paul Lynde Show

The Paul Lynde Show is an American sitcom that aired …
The Paul Lynde Show is an American sitcom that aired on ABC. The series starred comedian Paul Lynde and aired for one season, with original episodes airing from September 13, 1972, to March 14, 1973. It was added to the weekend schedule of the Antenna TV network in July 2018.
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Temperatures Rising
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TV ShowSep 12, 1972

Temperatures Rising

Temperatures Rising is an American television sitcom …
Temperatures Rising is an American television sitcom that aired on the ABC network from September 12, 1972 to August 29, 1974. During its 46-episode run, it was presented in three different formats and cast line-ups. The series was developed for the network by William Asher and Harry Ackerman for Ashmont Productions and Screen Gems. Set in a fictional Washington, D.C. hospital, the series featured James Whitmore as a no-nonsense chief of staff, forced to deal with the outlandish antics of a young intern (Cleavon Little) and three nurses (Joan Van Ark, Reva Rose, and Nancy Fox).
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The Hot Rock
MovieJan 26, 1972

The Hot Rock

Dr. Amusa approaches Dortmunder about a valuable gem in a …
Dr. Amusa approaches Dortmunder about a valuable gem in a museum that is of great signifigance to his people in Africa, stolen during colonial times. Dortmunder assembles a crack team of cat burglars and hatches an elaborate plan for stealing the gem. Despite their care and experience, circumstances and plain bad luck keep the gem just out of their reach.
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1971
Bananas
MovieApr 28, 1971

Bananas

When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist …
When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
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All in the Family
TV ShowJan 12, 1971

All in the Family

All in the Family is an American sitcom television series that …
All in the Family is an American sitcom television series that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network for nine seasons, from January 12, 1971, to April 8, 1979. The following September, it was continued with the spin-off series Archie Bunker's Place, which picked up where All in the Family had ended and ran for four more seasons through 1983.
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1970
The Partridge Family
TV ShowSep 25, 1970

The Partridge Family

The Partridge Family is an American musical sitcom …
The Partridge Family is an American musical sitcom starring Shirley Jones and featuring David Cassidy. Jones plays a widowed mother, and Cassidy plays the oldest of her five children, in a family who embarks on a music career. It ran from September 25, 1970, until March 23, 1974, on the ABC network as part of a Friday-night lineup, and had subsequent runs in syndication. The family was loosely based on the real-life musical family the Cowsills, a popular band in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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Jenny
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MovieJan 2, 1970

Jenny

An unwed mother-to-be marries a total stranger avoiding the …
An unwed mother-to-be marries a total stranger avoiding the draft. She now has a father for her child and he doesn't have to go to the Army. But this marriage-of-convenience leads to a romance between the two.
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1969
Sesame Street
TV ShowNov 10, 1969

Sesame Street

Sesame Street is an American educational children's …
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) until June 2000) and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its images communicated through the use of Jim Henson's Muppets, and includes short films, with humor and cultural references. The series premiered on November 10, 1969, to positive reviews, some controversy, and high viewership; it has aired on the U.S.'s national public television provider PBS since its debut, with its first run moving to premium channel HBO on January 16, 2016.
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Hello Down There
MovieJun 25, 1969

Hello Down There

Marine scientist Fred Miller designs the world's first underwater …
Marine scientist Fred Miller designs the world's first underwater home, but when the business magnate funding his work threatens to end the project, Miller volunteers to live in it with his own family to prove it's practical. The underwater clan includes his water-phobic wife and his daughter and son, who are part of a rock and roll band. They bring along the lead singer and drummer. Along the way, they have to contend with a competing engineer who promises to mine the ocean floor for the businessman. A record producer likes their music and books them on TV, leading the kids to try to escape to the surface.
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Nomination1969

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "Noon".
Tony Award
1966
Nomination1966

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Pickwick".
Tony Award
1961
Car 54, Where Are You?
TV ShowSep 17, 1961

Car 54, Where Are You?

Car 54, Where Are You?, an …
Car 54, Where Are You?, an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 1961 to April 1963, is the story of two New York City police officers based in the fictional 53rd precinct in The Bronx. Car 54 was their patrol car. The series was filmed in black-and-white and had a rotating group of directors, including Al De Caprio, Stanley Prager and series creator Nat Hiken - who helmed several episodes. Filming was on location, and at Biograph Studios in the Bronx.
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1958
From These Roots
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TV ShowJun 30, 1958

From These Roots

From These Roots is an American soap opera that aired from …
From These Roots is an American soap opera that aired from June 30, 1958, to December 29, 1961. It was created and written by Frank Provo and John Pickard. The show was seen on NBC.
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1955
The Phil Silvers Show
TV ShowSep 20, 1955

The Phil Silvers Show

The Phil Silvers Show, …
The Phil Silvers Show, originally titled You'll Never Get Rich, is a sitcom which ran on CBS from 1955 to 1959. A pilot called "Audition Show" was made in 1955, but never broadcast. 143 other episodes were broadcast – all half-an-hour long except for a 1959 one-hour live special. The series starred Phil Silvers as Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko of the United States Army.
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Appointment with Adventure
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TV ShowApr 3, 1955

Appointment with Adventure

Filmed live each week, this …
Filmed live each week, this program gave viewers a glimpse of drama and adventure from around the world and from the distant and not-so-distant past. Subjects of the weekly plays included ...
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1951
John Strauss
MarriageNovember 1951

John Strauss

John Leonard Strauss (April 28, 1920 – February 14, 2011) …
John Leonard Strauss (April 28, 1920 – February 14, 2011) was an American television and film composer and music editor. Strauss co-wrote the theme song for the NBC television series, Car 54, Where Are You?, with Nat Hiken. He also won a Grammy Award for his work as the producer of the soundtrack for the 1984 film, Amadeus. He was also frequently collaborated with director Woody Allen in his films, including Take the Money and Run in 1969 and Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) in 1972.
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John Strauss
Relationship1951

John Strauss

John Leonard Strauss (April 28, 1920 – February 14, 2011) …
John Leonard Strauss (April 28, 1920 – February 14, 2011) was an American television and film composer and music editor. Strauss co-wrote the theme song for the NBC television series, Car 54, Where Are You?, with Nat Hiken. He also won a Grammy Award for his work as the producer of the soundtrack for the 1984 film, Amadeus. He was also frequently collaborated with director Woody Allen in his films, including Take the Money and Run in 1969 and Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) in 1972.
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1948
The Philco Television Playhouse
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TV ShowOct 3, 1948

The Philco Television Playhouse

The Philco Television …
The Philco Television Playhouse is an American television anthology series that was broadcast live on NBC from 1948 to 1955. Produced by Fred Coe, the series was sponsored by Philco. It was one of the most respected dramatic shows of the Golden Age of Television, winning a 1954 Peabody Award and receiving eight Emmy nominations between 1951 and 1956.
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1926
Charlotte Rae
BirthApril 1926

Charlotte Rae

Charlotte Rae was born.
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