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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 31 October 1941New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sally Kirkland, BEST Actress Oscar Nominee, Golden Globe winner, Independent Spirit Award winner and veteran of 150 films. Feisty, hard-working, famously liberal, with the trademark blonde hair, actress Sally Kirkland has certainly made an indelible mark on Hollywood history. Born in New York City, her mother was the fashion editor at Vogue and LIFE magazine. Sally began her career on the off-Broadway circuit and trained under 'Lee Strasberg'. Sally Kirkland is a film, TV, and theater veteran since the 1960's and is probably best known for the film "Anna," for which she garnered a Best Actress Oscar nomination and won the Best Actress Golden Globe, the Independent Spirit Award, and the LA Film Critic's Circle Award. Sally's first director in 1964 was Andy Warhol in "13 Most Beautiful Women." Her one hundred and twenty films also include: "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "Coming Apart," "Cold Feet," "Best of the Best," "Revenge," "JFK," "ED TV," "Bruce Almighty and "Coffee Date." Her new film, "Archaeology of a Woman" just premiered April 21st, 2012 at the World-Fest Houston International Film Festival. She was nominated for Best Actress in a TV movie by the Hollywood Foreign Press for "The Haunted- A True Story." Her television credits include: guest starring on "Criminal Minds," recurring on "Head Case" and "the Simple Life." She guest starred on "Resurrection Blvd," and in the TV movie, "Another Woman's Husband." Sally had a recurring role on "Felicity" and "Wasteland." She starred on the NBC movie, "Brave New World." She starred in the TV movie, "Song of Songs"and was a series regular on the TV show "Valley of the Dolls." She also starred in the TV movie, "The Woman Who Loved Elvis." She played Barbara Healy on "Roseanne." She starred in the TV movie, "Heatwave" and recurred as Tracy on "Days of Our Lives." Sally is also a exhibited painter, poet, renowned acting coach and ordained minister.

She recently starred in Feature Films "Broken Roads", "Archeology of a woman" and "Buddy Hutchins".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Trade Mark (4)

Platinum blonde hair
Sparkling blue eyes
Voluptuous figure
Deep sultry voice

Trivia (13)

Goddaughter of Shelley Winters.
She was the first actress to appear nude in a legitimate stage play, in the 1968 Off-Broadway premiere of "Sweet Eros" by Terrence McNally.
Daughter and namesake of fashion editor Sally Kirkland. Her mother was fashion editor at first Vogue and later Life magazines. She was the only fashion editor at Life Magazine during its history (1944 - 1969). She is legendary for putting Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Faye Dunaway and Jacqueline Kennedy on the magazine's cover, making them fashion icons.
In a TV interview, she reported that she used money from her role in Edtv (1999) to have her breast implants removed.
Began her career off-Broadway circa 1962.
Has received humanitarian awards including Blue Cross and the Crippled Children's Society.
An ordained minister in the Church of The Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness, she teaches classes that combine drama, yoga and meditation.
Lifetime member of The Actor's Studio.
Famously appeared fully nude, whilst riding bareback astride a large hog to illustrate Tom O'Horgan's 1969 film Futz (1969) on the cover of Al Goldstein's Screw magazine.
Friend of actress Lana Clarkson.
Turned down the role of "Helen Buckman" in Ron Howard's film Parenthood (1989). Dianne Wiest was cast in the role and received an Academy Award nomination for her work in the film.
Strong supporter of gay and lesbian rights and AIDS awareness. She has taught various workshops for gay communities and campaigned for various AIDS organizations.
Teaching Acting in West Hollywood, California and writing her memoirs. [July 2008]

Personal Quotes (1)

I grew up in a house on 89th Street that was always full of these gorgeous models: Verushka, Ali MacGraw, Lauren Hutton, no matter what I did, I would be the ugly duckling. As a little girl, I figured I'd have to be the most famous actress in the world...

Salary (3)

The Sting (1973) $80,000
The Haunted (1991) $250,000 .00
Edtv (1999) $450,000 .00

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