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Maria Karnilova (1920–2001)

Maria Karnilova was born on August 3, 1920 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Maria Dovgolenko. She was an actress, known for The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964), Married to the Mob (1988) and ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (2007). She was married to George S. Irving. She died on April 20, 2001 in Manhattan, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1988 Married to the Mob
Frank's Mom
 1976 Ivan the Terrible (TV Series)
Olga Petrovsky
- Ivan's Out of Work (1976) ... Olga Petrovsky
 1963 Look Up and Live (TV Series)
- Room for Death (1963) ... Spiritualist
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 2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (Documentary) (performer: "Sunrise, Sunset")
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 1969 The 23rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1960 The Fabulous Fifties (Documentary)

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Stage Play: God's Favorite. Written by Neil Simon. Assistant Director: Bob Avian. Directed by Michael Bennett. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 11 Dec 1974- 22 Mar 1975 (116 performances + 7 previews that began on 3 Dec 1974). Cast: Vincent Gardenia (as "Joe Benjamin"), Maria Karnilova (as "Rose Benjamin"), Charles Nelson Reilly (as "Sidney Lipton"... See more »

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Created the role of "Golde" opposite Zero Mostel's "Tevye" in the original Broadway production of "Fiddler on the Roof" in 1964. See more »

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