She acted in Ronald Alexander's play, "The Grand Prize," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Michael Steele in the cast.
1 Print Biography |
3 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Did You Know?
[on Bryan Foy
, the producer of House of Wax
(1953)] . . . he was just a divine old curmudgeon. That's exactly what he was, with a hellish reputation for being impossible. I got called to his office before anyone had even told me that I was going to be in that film, and he looked at me long and hard and said, "Wellll, Miss Kirk, we're giving you this part because you're the only intelligent ...
Known for being outspoken, Phyllis worked with the American Civil Liberties Union to campaign against capital punishment in the late 1950s. Before the California Assembly, she spoke against the death sentence of Caryl Chessman
, nicknamed the "Red Light Bandit," who had been convicted on seventeen counts of kidnapping, robbery, rape and sexual assault. She visited him in prison several times ...