actress from the "Method" school of acting who earned a Tony nomination as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for her work in "Middle of the Night" in 1956 and won an Obie opposite her husband, actor Eli Wallach
, in 1963 for a pair of plays - "The...
Madame Du Froid
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[on working with Stanley Kubrick
] He isn't a tyrant. Stanley is quiet. He's intimidating only because of his enormous talent . . . I have such admiration for him . . . I mean, even after [doing so many takes] I thought, "If he were to ask me to do another film, I'd do it."
Was named "Queen of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1998. Her husband Eli Wallach
was named "King of Brooklyn" at the same festival.