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Date of Birth 19 February 1940Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Carlin Glynn was born on February 19, 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for Sixteen Candles (1984), The Trip to Bountiful (1985) and Three Days of the Condor (1975). She has been married to Peter Masterson since December 29, 1960. They have three children.

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Peter Masterson (29 December 1960 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (9)

She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1982 (1981 season) for her role in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas".
Won Broadway's 1979 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
Made her stage debut in a musical production of "Gigi" (playing the title ingénue) at the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas.
Was the original "Miss Mona" on Broadway in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", in a production co-directed by her husband Peter Masterson and dancer Tommy Tune. Carlin won the Tony and Theatre World awards, in addition to London's Laurence Olivier Award.
With a musical background, she also studied drama with the Actors' Studio.
Taught acting at Columbia University.
Known for her assorted Southern belles, she played Lady Bird Johnson in the TV mini-series A Woman Named Jackie (1991). She also played "First Lady" opposite George C. Scott in the failed series Mr. President (1987).
She was awarded the 1988 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Musical for "Pal Joey", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

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