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Virginia Vestoff (1939–1982)

Well-known Broadway actress Virginia Vestoff was born on December 9, 1939, in New York City, the daughter of vaudevillians. Her father was a Russian immigrant and mother a direct descent of composer/songwriter Stephen Foster (1826-1864). Both parents died young, leaving Virginia an orphan by age nine and living with relatives. Her lonely, unhappy ... See full bio »

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 1980/I Alone at Last (TV Movie)
Laurie Elliott
 1978 A Wedding
Clarice Sloan
 1977 The Quinns (TV Movie)
Renee Carmody
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
- Kojak's Days: Part 2 (1977) ... Helen
- Kojak's Days: Part 1 (1977) ... Helen
 1971 Such Good Friends
 1969-1970 The Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Althea Davis
- Episode #1.1931 (1970) ... Dr. Althea Davis (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1930 (1970) ... Dr. Althea Davis (credit only)
- Episode #1.1927 (1970) ... Dr. Althea Davis (credit only)
- Episode #1.1926 (1970) ... Dr. Althea Davis (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1925 (1970) ... Dr. Althea Davis (uncredited)
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 1972 1776 (performer: "Till Then", "Yours, Yours, Yours")
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 1971 The 25th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Performer
 1970 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 May 1970 (1970) ... Herself
- Episode dated 11 May 1970 (1970) ... Herself
 1969 The 23rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)

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Vestoff is best known for her role of Abigail Adams in the Broadway musical and film "1776." She was nominated for a Tony Award in 1969 for this role. See more »

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She was the standby for Elizabeth Seal as the lead in Broadway's "Irma La Douce," a role she played for five weeks in New York and later on tour, including a performance for President Kennedy at the White House. See more »

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