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Kitty Carlisle

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Biography

Photograph by Carl Van Vechten (1933)

Source: Wikipedia

Kitty Carlisle (also known as Kitty Carlisle Hart; September 3, 1910 – April 17, 2007) was an American singer, actress and spokeswoman for the arts. She is best remembered as a regular panelist on the television game show To Tell the Truth. Carlisle served 20 years on the New York State Council on the Arts. In 1991, she received the National Medal of Arts from President George H. W. Bush. Eight years later, in 1999, she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

Fact file

  • Born: Catherine Conn September 3, 1910 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
  • Died: April 17, 2007 (aged 96) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Congestive heart failure
  • Resting place: Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York
  • Nationality: American
  • Other names: Kitty Carlisle Hart
  • Education: Chateau Mont-Choisi
  • Alma mater: University of Paris London School of Economics Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • Occupation: Actress, singer, spokeswoman
  • Years active: 1932–2006
  • Spouse(s): Moss Hart (m. 1946–61)
  • Children: 2

Read more about Kitty Carlisle at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today in Theatre History: OCTOBER 24
Playbill Combined , 2014-10-24 04:00:07
1904 Birthday of Moss Hart, Broadway playwright who will write or cowrite The Man Who Came to Dinner, Once in a Lifetime, As Thousands Cheer, You Can't Take it With You and Lady in the Dark, to name just a few. He also directed the original Broadway productions of My ...

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today in Theatre History: OCTOBER 24
Playbill Combined , 2012-10-24 04:00:00
1904 Birthday of Moss Hart, Broadway playwright who will write or cowrite The Man Who Came to Dinner, Once in a Lifetime, As Thousands Cheer, You Can't Take it With You and Lady in the Dark, to name just a few. He also directed the original Broadway productions of My ...

Broadway Walking Tour, Featuring Words by Hal Prince, Stephen Schwartz and More, Offered by Times Square Alliance
Playbill Combined , 2012-10-01 14:31:00
Theatre lovers have the chance to discover the history of Times Square and Broadway in two new walking tours, one of which features the voices of Hal Prince and Stephen Schwartz as well as the late Kitty Carlisle Hart and Gerald Schoenfeld, who guide participants through New York's theatre district.

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