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Elaine Stritch

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Elaine Stritch

American actress and vocalist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1925.

Countries: United States (58%), United Kingdom (24%), New York (11%)

Main connections: Noel Coward, Shirley Bonne, Donald Sinden

Linked to: Company, Two's Company, Newsweek, Walmart

 

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Elaine Stritch was born in 1925 add something


1950

Stritch's other television credits, include a number of dramatic programs in the 1950s and 1960s, including "Studio One" add something


1951

Joyce Randolph - Randolph was not the very first "Trixie Norton"; Elaine Stritch appeared as a burlesque "Trixie" circa 1951 in "Cavalcade of Stars", where the premise for "The Honeymooners" first took root


1952

Stritch understudied Ethel Merman for "Call Me Madam", and, at the same time, appeared in the 1952 revival of "Pal Joey", singing "Zip" add something


1954

She appeared on episodes of "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1954 add something


1960

In the 1960 television season, Stritch appeared in the role of writer Ruth Sherwood in the CBS sitcom "My Sister Eileen", opposite Shirley Bonne as her younger sister, Eileen Sherwood, an aspiring actress add something

 

Jack Weston - In the 1960-1961 television season, Weston appeared as Chick Adams, a reporter, on the CBS sitcom "My Sister Eileen" starring Shirley Bonne and Elaine Stritch as two sisters who share a New York City apartment


1961

She starred in Noël Coward's "Sail Away" on Broadway in 1961 add something


1962

David Holliday - In 1962 a phone call from, and a subsequent meeting with, British actor-director Nöel Coward led to the role of John Van Mier in the London production of "Sail Away" at the Savoy Theatre, London, with Elaine Stritch reprising her Broadway role as Mimi Paragon; the London production ran for 265 performances

 

Stella Moray - She went on to appear in Frank Loesser's "The Most Happy Fella" at the Coliseum, and in 1962 she moved to the Savoy Theatre to appear in Noël Coward's breezy "Sail Away", where she was stand-in for the star, Elaine Stritch, in the role of Mimi Paragon


1966

In 1966, she played Ruth Sherwood in the musical "Wonderful Town" at New York's City Center, and appeared in an Off Broadway revival of "Private Lives" in 1968 add something


1968

Noel Coward - Other examples of "Dad's Renaissance" included a 1968 Off Broadway production of "Private Lives" at the Theatre de Lys starring Elaine Stritch, Lee_Bowman and Betsy von Furstenberg, and directed by Charles Nelson Reilly


1970

She is known for her performance of "The Ladies Who Lunch" in Stephen Sondheim's 1970 musical "Company", her 2001 one-woman show, "Elaine Stritch at Liberty", and recently for her role as Jack Donaghy's mother Colleen on NBC's "30 Rock add something


1971

Jane Russell - In 1971, she starred in the musical drama "Company," making her debut on Broadway in the role of Joanne, succeeding Elaine Stritch


1972

After over a decade of successful runs in shows in New York, Stritch moved in 1972 to London, where she starred in the West End production of "Company" add something


1975

In 1975, Stritch starred in the British LWT comedy series "Two's Company" opposite Donald Sinden add something

 

Donald Sinden - In 1975, he co-starred in the London Weekend Television situation comedy "Two's_Company_(TV_series)", in which he played an English butler, Robert, to Elaine Stritch's American character, Dorothy


 

In 1979, both Stritch and Sinden were nominated for a BAFTA TV award for "Two's Company", in the category "Best Light Entertainment Performance", losing out to Ronnie Barker add something

 

"Two's Company" was exceptionally well-received in Britain and ran for four seasons until 1979 add something


1980

When she returned to the United States in the mid 1980's from London, Woody Allen cast her as the former movie star mother in his drama "September" add something


1982

In 1982, Stritch appeared on an edition of the long running BBC Radio comedy series "Just a Minute" alongside Kenneth Williams, Clement Freud and Barry Cryer add something


1986

After returning to the U.S., she appeared on "The Edge of Night" as vinegary nanny Mrs. DeGroot, was cast as a regular on the short-lived "The Ellen Burstyn Show" in 1986 add something

 

Ellen Burstyn - In 1986, she had her own ABC television situation comedy, "The Ellen Burstyn Show" costarring Megan Mullally as her daughter and Elaine Stritch as her mother; it was canceled after one season


1988

In an interview in 1988, it was noted that "Making movies is challenging to Stritch since she considers herself a novice add something


1990

After a lull in her career and struggles with alcoholism, Stritch began performing again in the 1990s add something


1993

She appeared in a one-night only concert of "Company" in 1993 and as Parthy in a Broadway revival of the musical "Show Boat" in 1994 add something


1999

Noel Coward - A symposium published in 1999 to mark the centenary of Coward's birth listed some of his major productions scheduled for the year in Britain and North America, including "Ace of Clubs, After the Ball, Blithe Spirit, Cavalcade, Easy Virtue, Hay Fever, Present Laughter, Private Lives, Sail Away, A Song at Twilight, The Young Idea" and "Waiting in the Wings", with stars including Lauren Bacall, Rosemary Harris, Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave and Elaine Stritch


2001

Her one-woman show, "Elaine Stritch at Liberty", a summation of her life and career, premiered at New York's Public Theater, running from November 7 to December 30, 2001 add something


 

Because each of the nominated shows in the Best Special Theatrical Event category were "one-man" or "one-woman" shows in 2002, the American Theatre Wing changed the rules for this category to allow the artist to be included with the producers as a recipient of the award, thus Stritch was eligible to receive the Tony add something

 

In 2002, her one-woman show "Elaine Stritch at Liberty" won the Tony award for Best Special Theatrical Event and the Drama Desk award for Outstanding One-Person Show add something

 

"Elaine Stritch at Liberty" played to British audiences in 2002-03 add something

 

It ran on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre from February 21 to May 27, 2002 add something


2004

Andy Picheta - In 2004, he was nominated for an Emmy Award, for his directing of " Elaine Stritch at Liberty," a biographical film of the stage star Elaine Stritch, documenting her career and personal life


2005

Stritch has been performing a cabaret act at the Cafe Carlyle in New York City since 2005 add something


2007

On April 26, 2007, she began guest appearances on the NBC sitcom "30 Rock" as Colleen, the fearsome mother of Alec Baldwin's lead character, Jack Donaghy add something


2008

In 2008, Stritch appeared as herself in an episode during the second season of "The Big Gay Sketch Show" add something

 

She reprised "Elaine Stritch at Liberty" at Hartford Stage in June 2008 add something


2009

In 2009, a parody by Bats Langley entitled "How the Stritch Stole Christmas" appeared on YouTube add something

 

Stephen Sondheim - The performers included: Laura Benanti, Matt Cavenaugh, Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, Jenn Colella, Jason Danieley, Alexander Gemignani, Joanna Gleason, Nathan Gunn, George Hearn, Patti LuPone, Marin Mazzie, Audra McDonald, John McMartin, Donna Murphy, Karen Olivo, Laura Osnes, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Bobby Steggert, Elaine Stritch, Jim_Walton, Chip Zien, the 2009 Broadway revival cast of West Side Story and a ballet performed by Blaine Hoven and Maria Riccetto set to Stephen Sondheim's score of Warren Beatty's "Reds"


2010

Broadwayworld.com, July 14, 2010 the wheelchair-bound mother who remembers her life as a courtesan in the song "Liaisons" add something


2013

In March 2013, Stritch announced she was leaving New York and relocating to Birmingham, Michigan add something


Elaine Stritch died in 2014 add something

 

Stritch died in her sleep at her home in Birmingham, Michigan, on July 17, 2014 add something

 

Shirley Bonne - With the death of Elaine Stritch on July 17, 2014, Bonne became one of only two surviving cast members of "My Sister Eileen"


2015

On Rupaul's Drag race season 7 in 2015 during a drag granny mini challenge - Pearl Liaison's drag granny is likened to Stritch - In season 9 in 2017 during introductions for the snatch game Guest contestant Denis O'Hare's career accomplishments include having received a standing ovation from Stritch add something


2017

In season 9 in 2017 during introductions for the snatch game guest contestant Denis O'Hare's career accomplishments include having received a standing ovation from Stritch add something