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Elaine Aiken (1927–1998)


Actress and drama teacher, born Elena Arizmendi in Córdoba, Spain. Arrived with her parents in the U.S. during the Spanish Civil War. In 1951, as Elaine Aiken, she became a protege of legendary method acting coach Lee Strasberg and three years later joined the Actor's Studio. Though she initially appeared in support of Jack Palance and Anthony ... See full bio »

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Known For

Caddyshack
Caddyshack Mrs. Noonan
(1980)
The Spook Who Sat by the Door
(1973)
Kojak
Kojak Mrs. Foster
(1976)
Doomsday Voyage
Doomsday Voyage Politician's Wife
(1972)

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 1980 Caddyshack
Mrs. Noonan
 1979 Night-Flowers
Marcella's Landlady
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Mrs. Foster
- A Shield for Murder: Part 2 (1976) ... Mrs. Foster
- A Shield for Murder: Part 1 (1976) ... Mrs. Foster (credit only)
 1973 The Spook Who Sat by the Door
Mrs. Hennington
 1972 Doomsday Voyage
Politician's Wife
 1958 Decoy (TV Series)
Margaret Lynch
- Tin Pan Payoff (1958) ... Margaret Lynch
 1958 Harbormaster (TV Series)
 1957 The Lonely Man
Ada Marshall
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 1956 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series)
Herself - Hollywood Deb-Star
- Episode dated 8 October 1956 (1956) ... Herself - Hollywood Deb-Star
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Founded the Actors Conservatory in Manhattan, New York, USA, with Lily Lodge.
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Cofounder of the Actors Conservatory in New York City in 1987.

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