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Eileen Herlie (1918–2008)


This vibrant Scottish character actress managed in her seven-decade career trek to not only brighten up the Broadway stage during the 1950s and 1960s in roles ranging from the man-searching milliner Irene Malloy to Hamlet's mother Queen Gertrude, but conquered the TV market too, delighting daytime audiences for not only standing toe-to-toe against ... See full bio »

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Known For

All My Children
All My Children Myrtle Fargate / Mrs. Kringle / Mrytle Fargate / Myrtle Lam Fargate
(1976-2008)
Hamlet
Hamlet Gertrude - The Queen
(1948)
The Angel with the Trumpet
The Angel with the Trumpet Henrietta Stein
(1950)
Gilbert and Sullivan
Gilbert and Sullivan Helen D'Oyly Carte
(1953)

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 1976-2008 All My Children (TV Series)
Myrtle Fargate / Mrs. Kringle / Mrytle Fargate / ...
- Episode #1.9900 (2008) ... Myrtle Fargate
- Episode #1.9795 (2008) ... Myrtle Fargate
- Episode #1.9794 (2008) ... Myrtle Fargate
- Episode #1.9793 (2008) ... Myrtle Fargate
- Episode #1.9792 (2008) ... Myrtle Fargate
 1999 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Myrtle Fargate
- Episode dated 24 February 1999 (1999) ... Myrtle Fargate
 1983 Loving (TV Series)
Myrtle Lum Fargate (1993)
 1972 The Woman I Love (TV Movie)
Queen Mary
 1971 Lemonade (TV Short)
Edith
 1968 The Sea Gull
Polina
 1964/I Hamlet
Gertrude
 1962 Freud
Frau Ida Koertner
 1958 She Didn't Say No!
Bridget Monahan
 1954 Cocktails in the Kitchen
Anne's Mother
 1953 Gilbert and Sullivan
Helen D'Oyly Carte
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Regina Giddens
- The Little Foxes (1951) ... Regina Giddens
 1950 The Angel with the Trumpet
Henrietta Stein
 1948 Hamlet
Gertrude - The Queen
 1947 Hungry Hill
Katherine
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Other Works:

Played Irene Molloy in the original Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker", the non-musical play which became "Hello, Dolly!" See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Played Gertrude in "Hamlet" in two major productions on screen and stage: the Oscar-winning 1948 film version (Hamlet (1948)) with Laurence Olivier (she was 11 years his junior) and in the 1964 Broadway production of Hamlet (1964) with Richard Burton (she was seven years his senior) that was also filmed and shown in limited engagements. See more »

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