Nominated for 1 Oscar.
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Sylvia: West (Karoki, Kay, Carlyle)
Appeared (as "Virginia Karger") in "Come on Strong" on Broadway. Written / directed by Garson Kanin
. Title song by Sammy Cahn
and Jimmy Van Heusen
. Morosco Theatre: 4 Oct 1962-3 Nov 1962 (36 performances + 2 previews that began on 3 Oct 1962). Cast: Van Johnson
(as "Herbert H. Lundquist"), Chad Block (as "Calvin C. Lundquist, ...
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1 Interview |
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35 Pictorials |
26 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Joe Levine behaved like he owned me. My husband thought it was all terrific as long as I kept bringing in the money. I started objecting to everything, but it was too late. The sex-symbol image had already started. I turned down parts and they blacklisted me. The press attacked me viciously at every opportunity. I came very close to suicide.
Gave birth to her first child at age 25, daughter Blanche Joy Garfein (aka Blanche Baker
) on December 20, 1956. The child's father is Jack Garfein
, who was her second husband.