Appeared (as "Grandma Kurnitz"; replacement cast) in "Lost in Yonkers" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Directed by Gene Saks
. Richard Rodgers Theatre: 21 Feb 1991-3 Jan 1993 (780 performances + 11 previews that began on 12 Feb 1991). Cast: Mercedes Ruehl
(as "Bella"), Kevin Spacey
(as "Louie"), Irene Worth
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
10 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
One of the most destructive things in my life was the kind of parts I played in pictures. I studied Shakespeare and the classics, and I end up shooting Joan Crawford
and killing a horse that Elizabeth Taylor
was in love with. I'm serious. I played the worst harridans, the most hard-bitten women, the absolute heavies, and it just about did me in.
Profiled in "Killer Tomatoes: Fifteen Tough Film Dames" bu Ray Hagen and Laura Wagner (McFarland, 2004).
Raspy but strong and often scary voice