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Judy Holliday

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Biography

Judy Holliday in 1950.

Source: Wikipedia

Judy Holliday (June 21, 1921 – June 7, 1965) was an American actress, comedian and singer.

Fact file

  • Born: Judith Tuvim June 21, 1921 New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Died: June 7, 1965 (aged 43) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of death: breast cancer
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1938–63
  • Spouse(s): Dave Oppenheim (1948–58; divorced; one child)
  • Children: Jonathan Oppenheim

Read more about Judy Holliday at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Remembering Bells Are Ringing and Judy Holliday (Video)
Playbill Combined , 2012-11-29 17:50:00
The original production of Bells Are Ringing opened on Broadway Nov. 29, 1956. Judy Holliday and Sydney Chaplin won Tonys for their performances in the Jule Styne musical.

Today in Theatre History: JUNE 5
Playbill Combined , 2011-06-05 04:00:00
1922 Future stage and screen star Judy Holliday is born today. By the time of her untimely death in 1966 Holliday will have won the 1951 Academy Award for best actress for her performance in Born Yesterday, a role she has already done on Broadway. She will also win a ...

ArtsBeat: 'Born Yesterday' May Return to Broadway With a New Star
NY Times Theater, 2010-12-21 20:01:28
A Broadway revival of Garson Kanin's play "Born Yesterday" is in the works for spring 2011, possibly with a relatively unknown actress in the lead role that Judy Holliday made famous more than 60 years ago, two theater executives familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.

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