Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch

Performer

Elaine Stritch, the sandpaper-voiced, veteran actress who became as famous for her candid, brash personality as for her forays in the stage and cabaret worlds, died July 17, 2014, at the age of 89 of natural causes.

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  • Born: Feb 2, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan
  • Death: Jul 17, 2014 in Birmingham, MI

Roles (26)

A Little Night Music Playbill - Opening Night A Little Night Music (2009)
Opened Dec 13, 2009
  • as Madame Armfeldt (Replacement)
  • Jul 13, 2010 - Jan 9, 2011
A Delicate Balance Playbill - Opening Night, April 1996 A Delicate Balance (1996)
Opened Apr 21, 1996
  • as Claire (Original)
A Delicate Balance - Opening Night
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Show Boat Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1994 Show Boat (1994)
Opened Oct 2, 1994
  • as Parthy Ann Hawks (Original)
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Love Letters Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1989 Love Letters (1989)
Opened Oct 31, 1989
  • as Melissa Gardner (Replacement)
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Playbill - Oct 1962 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962)
Opened Oct 13, 1962
  • as Martha [at matinee performances] (Replacement)
  • Arrived on Apr 24, 1963
Sail Away Playbill - Oct 1961 Sail Away (1961)
Opened Oct 3, 1961
  • as Mimi Paragon (Original)
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Production Placeholder Goldilocks (1958)
Opened Oct 11, 1958
  • as Maggie Harris (Original)
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Production Placeholder The Sin of Pat Muldoon (1957)
Opened Mar 13, 1957
  • as Gertrude Muldoon (Original)
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Bus Stop Playbill - March 1955 Bus Stop (1955)
Opened Mar 2, 1955
  • as Grace Hoylard (Original)
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On Your Toes Playbill - Oct 1954 On Your Toes (1954)
Opened Oct 11, 1954
  • as Peggy Porterfield (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2002 Outstanding Book of a Musical Elaine Stritch at Liberty Winner
2002 Outstanding Solo Performance Elaine Stritch at Liberty Winner
1996 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play A Delicate Balance Winner
1995 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Show Boat Nominee
New York Drama Critics' Circle
2002 Special Citation Elaine Stritch at Liberty Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2002 Outstanding Solo Performance Elaine Stritch at Liberty Winner
Tony Award
2002 Special Theatrical Event Elaine Stritch at Liberty Winner
1996 Actress in a Play A Delicate Balance Nominee
1971 Actress in a Musical Company Nominee
1962 Actress in a Musical Sail Away Nominee
1956 Featured Actress in a Play Bus Stop Nominee