Ellen Hanley

Ellen Hanley, the musical theatre actress who played the wife of New York City mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia in the show Fiorello!, died of a stroke Feb. 13, 2007, in Norwalk, CT. She was 80. Ms. Hanley played opposite Tom Bosley's LaGuardia in the Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, which ran for 795 performances beginning in 1959. She sang the songs "Til Tomorrow" and "When Did I Fall in Love" in the show.

Read More
  • Born: May 15, 1926 in Lorain, OH, USA
  • Death: Feb 13, 2007 in Norwalk, CT


Theatre World
1947 Theatre World Award Barefoot Boy with Cheek Winner