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Ann Morgan Guilbert Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (cancer)

Mini Bio (1)

Ann Morgan Guilbert is beloved by television audiences as the neighbor Millie Helper on the classic The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) and as feisty Grandma Yetta on The Nanny (1993). She has given memorable performances in film and television and on stage throughout her distinguished career, and recently starred in Nicole Holofcener's 2010 Sundance Film Festival selection, Please Give (2010).

Ann has starred on Broadway in "The Naked Girl on the Appian Way" (2005). She starred Off Broadway in "The Billy Barnes Revue". Her other stage appearances include "The Matchmaker," "Arsenic and Old Lace," "The Road to Mecca", "Life Lines: An Afternoon with Ann Guilbert", "Waiting for Godot", "A Lie of the Mind", "Three Men on a Horse", "To Kill A Mockingbird", "Harvey", "Foxfire", "Blooding Wedding", "Misalliance", "Green Grow the Lilac", "The School for Scandal", "The Royal Family", "Major Barbara", "Fifth of July", "Growing Gracefully", "Life Times Ten", "Nobody's Safe Here", "The Legacy", "Nite, Mother" and "The Immigrant: A Hamilton County Album", where she created the role of Alma, for which she won the 1988 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Non-Resident Production, at Washington, DC's Arena Stage.

She is a graduate of Stanford University's Department of Speech and Drama. While at Stanford, Ann met the late producer/writer George Eckstein. They married and had two daughters, actress Hallie Todd, and longtime acting teacher and writer, Nora Eckstein. They divorced in 1966, and Ann married character actor Guy Raymond in 1969. They were together until his death in 1997. Ann lives in Pacific Palisades, CA.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: annguilbert.com

Spouse (2)

Guy Raymond (8 September 1969 - 26 January 1997) ( his death)
George Eckstein (1951 - 1966) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

Mother, with George Eckstein, of two daughters: Nora Eckstein (acting teacher) and Hallie Todd.
Grandmother of Ivy Withrow.
Appearing in "A Naked Girl on the Apian Way" at South Coast Repertory Theatre in Costa Mesa, California. [April 2005]
Her ashes were given to her oldest daughter.

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