Julie Harris

Julie Harris

Performer

Julie Harris, a towering figure of the American theatre in the decades following World War II, who created several iconic stage roles — collecting five Tony Awards along the way — died Aug. 24 2013 in West Chatham, MA. The cause was congestive heart failure. She was 87.

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  • Born: Dec 2, 1925 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Death: Aug 24, 2013 in West Chatham, MA

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2005 Career Achievement Winner
1973 Outstanding Performance The Last of Mrs. Lincoln Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Play Lucifer's Child Nominee
1973 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Last of Mrs. Lincoln Winner
Theatre World
1949 Theatre World Award Sundown Beach Winner
Tony Award
2002 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
1997 Actress in a Play The Gin Game Nominee
1991 Actress in a Play Lucifer's Child Nominee
1977 Actress in a Play The Belle of Amherst Winner
1974 Actress in a Play The Au Pair Man Nominee
1973 Actress in a Play The Last of Mrs. Lincoln Winner
1969 Actress in a Play Forty Carats Winner
1966 Actress in a Musical Skyscraper Nominee
1964 Actress in a Play Marathon '33 Nominee
1956 Actress in a Play The Lark Winner
1952 Actress in a Play I Am a Camera Winner