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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 16 August 1936Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Birth NameAnita Luebben
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Anita Gillette was born on August 16, 1936 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Anita Luebben. She is an actress, known for Moonstruck (1987), Modern Family (2009) and 30 Rock (2006). She was previously married to Armand Eugene Coullet and Dr. Ronald William Gillette.

Spouse (2)

Armand Eugene Coullet (23 July 1982 - 22 April 1999) (his death)
Dr. Ronald William Gillette (13 October 1957 - 1967) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (7)

On Quincy M.E. (1976), she played the role of Quincy's wife as two different characters.
She and Olympia Dukakis have had the same on-screen love interest, twice: Larry Haines on Search for Tomorrow (1951) and Vincent Gardenia in Moonstruck (1987).
Appeared in the 1998 tour of Harold Prince's "Show Boat" as Parthy. During its run at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts (Florida), Cloris Leachman had family obligations and had to leave the show for a few weeks. She played the part until Cloris Leachman returned to the show.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1978 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for "Chapter Two."
Co-Starring in "Zorba" at the North Show Music Theatre with Ron Holgate. [October 2001]
Appearing off-Broadway in "Flamingo Court" with Jamie Farr. [August 2008]
Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, she was part of a tight community of New York actors who regularly appeared in more than 25 Broadway and off-Broadway productions, while simultaneously appearing as regulars on such evening TV panel quiz shows as What's My Line?, To Tell the Truth, and I've Got a Secret. This group included such luminaries as Phyllis Newman, Arelene Francis, Orson Bean, Kitty Carlisle, Peggy Cass, Soupy Sales, and Nipsey Russell.

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