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Sylvia Short

Sylvia Short was born on October 22, 1927 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Newsies (1992), The Birdcage (1996) and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998). She was previously married to Fritz Weaver. See full bio »
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"The Grand Tour: The Fall Guys"

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May try to find the fastest way from the Big Apple to Niagara Falls in Season 2, Episode 2 of "The Grand Tour." Episode 2 is available Friday, Dec. 15.

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Known For

Newsies
Newsies Nun
(1992)
The Birdcage
The Birdcage Matron
(1996)
Ruby Cairo
Ruby Cairo Fergus Groupie
(1992)

Filmography

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 2000 Beautiful
Alberta
 2000 The Others (TV Series)
Mrs. Talbot
- Pilot (2000) ... Mrs. Talbot
 1997 Mad City
Mrs. Baily
 1996 The Birdcage
Matron
 1995 Sisters (TV Series)
Professor Emily Allen Harris
- For Everything a Season: Part 2 (1995) ... Professor Emily Allen Harris
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Marjorie Ellison
- Everything Old Is New Again (1995) ... Marjorie Ellison
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Thelma Beck
- Mustangs (1994) ... Thelma Beck
 1994 S.F.W.
Doctor Travis
 1993 Donato and Daughter (TV Movie)
Sister Margaret
 1991-1993 Homefront (TV Series)
Miss Watkins
- Garfield Slept Here (1993) ... Miss Watkins
- Signed, Crazy in Love (1993) ... Miss Watkins
- Can't Say No (1992) ... Miss Watkins
- Holier Than Thou, Too (1991) ... Miss Watkins
- So All Alone (1991) ... Miss Watkins
 1993 Silent Cries
Dr. Millichope
 1992 Ruby Cairo
Fergus Groupie
 1992 Newsies
Nun
 1992 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Adele
- All Through the Night (1992) ... Adele
 1992 Matlock (TV Series)
Alice
- The Outcast (1992) ... Alice
 1991 Absolute Strangers (TV Movie)
Nice Lady
 1991 The Whereabouts of Jenny (TV Movie)
Rose
 1989 FM (TV Series)
Volunteer
- Play Laura for Me (1989) ... Volunteer
- Love or Money (1989) ... Volunteer
 1988 Monsters (TV Series)
Mrs. Haggerty
- The Vampire Hunter (1988) ... Mrs. Haggerty
 1987 Broken Vows (TV Movie)
Miss Lalor
 1983 The Firm (TV Series)
Shirley Kravitz
- Pilot (1983) ... Shirley Kravitz
 1981 Endless Love
Nurse
 1980 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Mrs. Wentworth
- Episode #1.6345 (1980) ... Mrs. Wentworth (credit only)
- Episode #1.6342 (1980) ... Mrs. Wentworth (uncredited)
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Ann Cutler
- Strike (1963) ... Ann Cutler
 1956 Man and Superman (TV Movie)
Violet Robinson
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(October 31 to November 18, 1984) She played Irene in Roy Blount Jr's play, "That Dog Isn't Fifteen," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Ray Lankford (Little Girl) and Adale O"Brien (Virginia) in the cast. Alan Duke was director. See more »
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She and her ex-husband, Fritz Weaver, have 2 sons.

Star Sign:

Libra

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