American Actress

Estelle Parsons

  • Nov 20, 1927 (age 92)
  • 5' 4" (1.63 m)
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2018
The Conners
TV ShowOct 16, 2018

The Conners

The Conners is an American sitcom television series created for …
The Conners is an American sitcom television series created for ABC as a spin-off continuation of the long-running series Roseanne. The series is produced by Werner Entertainment, with Bruce Helford serving as showrunner, and stars John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, Michael Fishman, Emma Kenney, Ames McNamara, Jayden Rey, and Maya Lynne Robinson, with all except Robinson reprising roles from Roseanne.
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Diane
MovieApr 22, 2018

Diane

When a disabled war veteran discovers the dead body of a …
When a disabled war veteran discovers the dead body of a beautiful singer in his back yard, his fascination with her photographic image soon turns to obsession.
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2015
Grace and Frankie
TV ShowMay 8, 2015

Grace and Frankie

Grace and Frankie is an American comedy series created by …
Grace and Frankie is an American comedy series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris for Netflix. The series stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in the title roles of Grace and Frankie, two unlikely friends who are brought together after their husbands announce that they are in love with each other and plan to get married. Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, Brooklyn Decker, Ethan Embry, June Diane Raphael, and Baron Vaughn co-star in supporting roles. It premiered on Netflix on May 8, 2015, with all 13 episodes of the first season released simultaneously. The second through sixth seasons, also consisting of 13 episodes each, were released on May 6, 2016, March 24, 2017, January 19, 2018, January 18, 2019, and January 15, 2020 respectively.
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2014
Nomination2014

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "The Velocity of Autumn".
Tony Award
Award2014

Lifetime Achievement

Won Obie Award For Lifetime Achievement.
Obie Award
Nomination2014

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Nominated for "The Velocity of Autumn".
Outer Critics Circle Award
2011
Nomination2011

Outstanding Featured Actress In A Play

Nominated for "Good People".
Outer Critics Circle Award
2010
Nomination2010

Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Residen…

Nominated for "August: Osage County".
Helen Hayes Awards
2009
The Good Wife
TV ShowSep 22, 2009

The Good Wife

Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's …
Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.
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2005
Everyday Heroes
MovieDec 24, 2005

Everyday Heroes

Everyday Heroes is the true story of racial conflicts in Deer …
Everyday Heroes is the true story of racial conflicts in Deer River, Minnesota, in 1985. Racism runs rampant between the whites and the native Ojibwe Americans, including within the ...
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2003
TV Land Favorite Classic TV In-Law Award
Nomination2003

TV Land Favorite Classic TV In-Law Award

Nominated for "Roseanne".
2002
Nomination2002

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Nominated for "Morning's at Seven".
Tony Award
1999
Freak City
MovieJan 16, 1999

Freak City

Freak City is a 1999 television film, directed by Lynne Littman, …
Freak City is a 1999 television film, directed by Lynne Littman, screenplay by Jane Shepard, that was nominated for the 2000 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Long Form - Television.
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1998
The Love Letter
MovieFeb 1, 1998

The Love Letter

20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges …
20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.
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1997
That Darn Cat
MovieFeb 14, 1997

That Darn Cat

In a small Massachusetts town, two bumbling criminals …
In a small Massachusetts town, two bumbling criminals mistakenly kidnap a maid, thinking her to be the wife of a prominent businessman. D.C., short for Darn Cat, is an alley cat who, while looking for his nightly snack, stumbles upon the kidnap victim, bound and gagged in a shed. The kidnap victim scratches a plea for help on the back of her wristwatch and puts it around the cat's neck. Patti finds the watch and links it to the missing maid. Playing amateur detective, she enlists the aid of an FBI agent, Zeke, who has been assigned to the case. Patti and Zeke follow D.C. through tight openings to track down the captive.
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1996
Looking for Richard
MovieJan 1, 1996

Looking for Richard

Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's …
Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."
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1995
Boys on the Side
MovieFeb 3, 1995

Boys on the Side

Jane is a night club singer out of work. Robin is a quirky real …
Jane is a night club singer out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to Los Angeles. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first was uncertain about her. A stop in Pittsburgh picks up a third, Holly, escaping a violent and drug dealing partner. Girls on the road, reaching understanding, respect, and care for each other. But this trio is different - Jane a lesbian, Robin suffering with AIDS, Holly running from her past, seeking one night stands, and a good man.
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1994
Touched by an Angel
TV ShowSep 21, 1994

Touched by an Angel

Touched by an Angel is an American fantasy drama …
Touched by an Angel is an American fantasy drama television series that premiered on CBS on September 21, 1994, and ran for 211 episodes and nine seasons until its conclusion on April 27, 2003. Created by John Masius and executive produced by Martha Williamson, the series stars Roma Downey, as an angel named Monica, and Della Reese, as her supervisor Tess. Throughout the series, Monica is tasked with bringing guidance and messages from God to various people who are at a crossroads in their lives. From season three onward, they are frequently joined by Andrew (John Dye), the angel of death (who first appeared as a recurring character in season two). The series went into syndication in 1998, and has aired on Ion Television (formerly PAX-TV), Hallmark Channel, CBS Drama, Up, Disney Channel UK, MeTV and Start TV.
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Inside the Actors Studio
TV ShowJun 12, 1994

Inside the Actors Studio

Inside the Actors Studio is an …
Inside the Actors Studio is an American talk show that airs on Ovation. The series premiered in 1994 on Bravo where it aired for 22 seasons and was hosted by James Lipton from its premiere until 2018. It is taped at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University's New York City campus.
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1993
Frasier
TV ShowSep 16, 1993

Frasier

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for …
Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee in association with Grammnet and Paramount Network Television. A spin-off of Cheers, Frasier starred Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Jane Leeves, Peri Gilpin, and Moose/Enzo. It was one of the most successful spin-off series in television history, as well as one of the most critically acclaimed comedy series.
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The American Clock
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MovieAug 23, 1993

The American Clock

This film is based on Arthur Miller's recollection of the events of …
This film is based on Arthur Miller's recollection of the events of the 1930s Depression. John Rubinstein, Mary McDonnell, and Loren Dean are all members of an upper class family who find ...
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1992
A Private Matter
MovieJun 20, 1992

A Private Matter

The story of Sherri Finkbine, a woman who sought a …
The story of Sherri Finkbine, a woman who sought a medically recommended abortion and endured a firestorm of public controversy about her decision.
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1990
Dick Tracy
MovieJun 13, 1990

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action crime film based on …
Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action crime film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould. Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, whose supporting roles include Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headly, and Charlie Korsmo. Dick Tracy depicts the detective's romantic relationships with Breathless Mahoney and Tess Trueheart, as well as his conflicts with crime boss Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice and his henchmen. Tracy also begins fostering a young street urchin named Kid.
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1989
The Lemon Sisters
MovieDec 1, 1989

The Lemon Sisters

Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City …
Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.
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1988
Roseanne
TV ShowOct 18, 1988

Roseanne

Roseanne is an American sitcom television series starring …
Roseanne is an American sitcom television series starring Roseanne Barr and revolving around the fictional Conner family. It aired on ABC from October 18, 1988, to May 20, 1997, and again from March 27, 2018, to May 22, 2018. Lauded for its realistic portrayal of a working-class American family, the series reached No. 1 in the Nielsen ratings from 1989 to 1990.
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Open Admissions
MovieSep 8, 1988

Open Admissions

Open Admissions released.
1984
Nomination1984

Outstanding Solo Performance

Nominated for "Orgasmo Adulto Escapes from the Zoo".
Drama Desk Award
1983
Peter Zimroth
Marriage1983

Peter Zimroth

Married Peter Zimroth.
Abraham Parsons Zimroth
Child1983

Abraham Parsons Zimroth

Abraham Parsons Zimroth born.
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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The Gentleman Bandit
MovieMay 6, 1981

The Gentleman Bandit

Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard …
Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano, who was fingered by a witness as a holdup man. During a lineup, several other witnesses confirm this.
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1979
Archie Bunker's Place
TV ShowSep 23, 1979

Archie Bunker's Place

Archie Bunker's Place is an …
Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom television series produced as a spin-off continuation of All in the Family that aired on CBS from September 23, 1979, to April 4, 1983. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to last for four seasons, until its cancellation in 1983. In its first season, the show performed so well that it knocked Mork & Mindy out of its new Sunday night time slot (a year earlier, during its first season, Mork & Mindy had been the No. 3 show on television.)
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Backstairs at the White House
TV ShowJan 29, 1979

Backstairs at the White House

Backstairs at the White …
Backstairs at the White House is a 1979 NBC television miniseries based on the book My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House by Lillian Rogers Parks (with Frances Spatz Leighton). The series, produced by Ed Friendly Productions, is the story of behind-the-scenes workings of the White House and the relationship between the staff and the First Families.
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1978
Nomination1978

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "Miss Margarida's Way".
Tony Award
Award1978

Unique Theatrical Experience

Won award for "Miss Margarida's Way".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination1978

Unique Theatrical Experience

Nominated for "Miss Margarida's Way".
Drama Desk Award
1976
The Tenth Level
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MovieAug 26, 1976

The Tenth Level

Inspired by the Stanley Milgram obedience research, this TV …
Inspired by the Stanley Milgram obedience research, this TV movie chronicles a psychology professor's study to determine why people, such as the Nazis, were willing to "just follow orders" ...
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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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The UFO Incident
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MovieOct 20, 1975

The UFO Incident

In the early 1960s, a married couple undergo hypnosis, …
In the early 1960s, a married couple undergo hypnosis, which unlocks memories of a forgotten event on a lonely road. Soon they believe they were abducted by extraterrestrials.
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Fore Play
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MovieMar 1, 1975

Fore Play

Three vignettes about a man who buys a weird doll, a writer …
Three vignettes about a man who buys a weird doll, a writer who is visited by his muse and a kidnapper with very odd demands who holds a VIP.
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1974
For Pete's Sake
MovieJun 26, 1974

For Pete's Sake

A housewife tries to finance her cab-driving husband's …
A housewife tries to finance her cab-driving husband's education.
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The Gun and the Pulpit
MovieApr 3, 1974

The Gun and the Pulpit

A young gunslinger on the …
A young gunslinger on the lam impersonates a preacher, brings hope to his parishioners and law-and-order to a town terrorized by a strongman's bunch.
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1973
Terror on the Beach
MovieSep 18, 1973

Terror on the Beach

A family's outing turns out badly as they are terrorized by a gang …
A family's outing turns out badly as they are terrorized by a gang of young thugs.
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Two People
MovieMar 18, 1973

Two People

Evan Bonner is an army deserter who returns home to deal …
Evan Bonner is an army deserter who returns home to deal with the fallout of his actions. He becomes distracted when he meets attractive model Diedre McCluskey, thinking he's fallen in love.
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1972
Great Performances
TV ShowNov 4, 1972

Great Performances

Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to …
Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts; the banner has been used to televise theatrical performances such as plays, musicals, opera, ballet, concerts, as well as occasional documentaries. It is produced by the PBS member stations WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED/San Francisco, WTTW/Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV/Dallas/Fort Worth).
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1971
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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Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination1971

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "Watermelon Man".
BAFTA Award
Nomination1971

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little".
Tony Award
1970
I Never Sang for My Father
MovieOct 18, 1970

I Never Sang for My Father

A man who wants to move …
A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.
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I Walk the Line
MovieOct 12, 1970

I Walk the Line

Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A …
Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fiber, he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a beautiful young girl who turns his world upside-down. Unable to ignore his feelings, he starts an affair with her. But in a small town nothing is secret for long.
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Watermelon Man
MovieMay 27, 1970

Watermelon Man

Jeff Gerber, an insurance agent, lives in a typical suburban …
Jeff Gerber, an insurance agent, lives in a typical suburban neighborhood. He is also both racist and a fitness freak. But Jeff's bigoted world of taunting and harassing black people on and off the job is turned upside down when his skin inexplicably turns dark overnight. As Jeff tries to come to terms with this unexplained phenomenon that has befallen him, he soon becomes the victim himself when all of his friends and neighbors suddenly shun and harass him. This puts a strain on his marriage and loyal wife Althea, who begins to crack under the pressure. When all medical attempts to change his skin back to his former color fail, Jeff accepts that Kharma has caught up with him. Jeff tries to see the light of being a persecuted black man in this cruel and segregated world with the help of some of some new black friends, some of whom were people he, as a white man, taunted and harassed.
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Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination1970

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "Watermelon Man".
BAFTA Award
1969
Don't Drink the Water
MovieNov 11, 1969

Don't Drink the Water

The Hollander family's …
The Hollander family's European vacation is interrupted when their plane is forced to land in Vulgaria. The Hollanders leave the plane to take pictures which results in accusations of spying. Chased by Vulgarian soldiers, they take refuge in the American Embassy under the protection of the absent ambassador's hapless son.
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Love, American Style
TV ShowSep 29, 1969

Love, American Style

Love, American Style is an anthology comedy television …
Love, American Style is an anthology comedy television series produced by Paramount Television that originally aired between 1969 and 1974. For the 1971 and 1972 seasons, it was a part of an ABC Friday prime-time lineup that also included The Brady Bunch, The Partridge Family, Room 222 and The Odd Couple.
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Medical Center
TV ShowSep 24, 1969

Medical Center

Medical Center (also known as Calling Dr. Gannon) is an …
Medical Center (also known as Calling Dr. Gannon) is an American medical drama series which aired on CBS from 1969 to 1976. It was produced by MGM Television.
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Nomination1969

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "The Seven Descents of Myrtle".
Tony Award
1968
Rachel, Rachel
MovieAug 26, 1968

Rachel, Rachel

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in …
Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.
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Best Supporting Actress
Nomination1968

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "Rachel, Rachel".
Academy Award
1967
Bonnie and Clyde
MovieAug 4, 1967

Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con …
Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.
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Best Supporting Actress
Award1967

Best Supporting Actress

Won award for "Bonnie and Clyde".
Academy Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nomination1967

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "Bonnie and Clyde".
Academy Award
1964
Award1964

Performance

Won award for "In the Summer House".
Obie Award
1963
Ladybug Ladybug
MovieDec 23, 1963

Ladybug Ladybug

Staff and students at a rural school react to a warning of an …
Staff and students at a rural school react to a warning of an imminent nuclear attack, not knowing whether it is real or a mistake.
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The Patty Duke Show
TV ShowSep 18, 1963

The Patty Duke Show

The Patty Duke Show is an American sitcom that ran on …
The Patty Duke Show is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from September 18, 1963 to April 27, 1966, with reruns airing through August 31. The show was created as a vehicle for rising star Patty Duke. 105 black-and-white episodes were produced, 104 of them airing over three seasons. Most episodes were written by either Sidney Sheldon or William Asher, the show's creators.
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1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise that aired on NBC from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first decade, Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show was based at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, with some episodes recorded at NBC's West Coast studios in Burbank, California; on May 1, 1972, the show moved to Burbank as its main venue and remained there exclusively after May 1973 until Carson's retirement. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked No. 12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 it was ranked No. 22 on their list of 60 Best Series.
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1955
Captain Kangaroo
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TV ShowOct 3, 1955

Captain Kangaroo

Captain Kangaroo was an American children's …
Captain Kangaroo was an American children's television series that aired weekday mornings on the American television network CBS from 1955 to 1984, making it the longest-running nationally broadcast children's television program of its day. In 1986, the American Program Service (now American Public Television, Boston) integrated some newly produced segments into reruns of past episodes, distributing the newer version of the series on PBS until 1993.
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Martha Gehman
Child1955

Martha Gehman

Martha Gehman (born 1955) is an American actress, perhaps …
Martha Gehman (born 1955) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her role as Ophelia in the 1985 cult classic The Legend of Billie Jean. She also had supporting roles in The Flamingo Kid, F/X, Threesome and A Kiss Before Dying.
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1953
Richard Gehman
MarriageDecember 1953

Richard Gehman

Richard Boyd Gehman (May 20, 1921 – May 13, 1972) was …
Richard Boyd Gehman (May 20, 1921 – May 13, 1972) was an American author of five novels and 15 nonfiction books, as well as more than 3,000 magazine articles, including over 400 features. Gehman wrote under many different pen names, such as Meghan Richards, Frederick Christian, Martin Scott, Michael Robinson and F.C. Uffelman.
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1952
Today
TV ShowJan 14, 1952

Today

Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news …
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program debuted on January 14, 1952. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and after 68 years of broadcasting it is the fifth-longest-running American television series.
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1927
Estelle Parsons
BirthNovember 1927

Estelle Parsons

Estelle Parsons was born.
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