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Overview (2)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameAlice C. Thorsell

Mini Bio (1)

Alice Hirson was born on March 10, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Alice C. Thorsell. She is an actress, known for Being There (1979), Revenge of the Nerds (1984) and Blind Date (1987).

Spouse (2)

Stephen Elliott (1 January 1980 - 21 May 2005) (his death)
Roger O. Hirson (? - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Mother of playwright David Hirson (La Bete, Wrong Mountain).
Character actress best known for playing Ellen DeGeneres' mom on the comedienne's sitcom, Ellen (1994), from 1994-1998.
First met husband actor Stephen Elliott while both were appearing on Broadway in "Traveller Without Luggage" in 1964. They did not marry until 1980.
Has two sons from her first marriage to Roger O. Hirson: David Hirson and Christopher Hirson.
Was a guest star on Full House (1987) as Danny Tanner's mother. She was the very first character to appear on screen in the first episode.
Her paternal grandparents were Swedish and her maternal grandparents were Norwegian.

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