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Sylvia Short (1927–2018)

Sylvia Short was born on October 22, 1927 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for The Birdcage (1996), Newsies (1992) and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998). She was married to Fritz Weaver. She died on April 14, 2018 in Santa Barbara, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Birdcage Matron
(1996)
Newsies Nun
(1992)
Monsters Mrs. Haggerty
(1988)

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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
 1984 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Wife
- Episode dated 24 December 1984 (1984) ... Wife (credit only)
 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
 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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Personal Details

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(1955- ). Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »
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She and her ex-husband, Fritz Weaver, have 2 children--a daughter, Lydia, and a son, Anthony.

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Libra

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