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Doris Belack Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 26 February 1926New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 4 October 2011New York, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

A New York native, Doris Belack began her acting career as an audio reader and lent her voice to the 1955 album "Poetry of the Negro" with Sidney Poitier. She later was active in television; she was best known for her roles as Anna Wolek on the television soap opera One Life to Live (1968) and Judge Margaret Barry on television crime and court drama Law & Order (1990). She also appeared in the 1982 motion-picture comedy Tootsie (1982) and a number of television situational comedies, such as Barney Miller (1974) and The Golden Girls (1985).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Cam

Spouse (1)

Philip Rose (1946 - 31 May 2011) (his death)

Trivia (8)

She was of Russian Jewish descent.
She had one sibling, an older sister.
Her favorite book was "Madame Bovary".
She and her husband are interred at New Mount Carmel Cemetery in Glendale, New York, in a joint burial plot.
She never changed her hairstyle; she had her hairdresser dress it exactly the same every time she went to the beauty parlor.
She was a proud supporter of the Republican Jewish Coalition.
She endorsed John McCain in the 2008 presidential election.
She was a close friend of Walter Matthau.

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