Tammy Grimes

The Tammy Grimes Show
Tammy Lee Grimes (January 30, 1934 – October 30, 2016) was an American actress and singer.wikipedia
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Amanda Plummer

Amanda
A former husband, Christopher Plummer, and their daughter, actress Amanda Plummer, are also Tony Award winners.
Plummer was born in New York City, the only child of actors Christopher Plummer and Tammy Grimes.

The Tammy Grimes Show

Tammy Grimes Show
She originated roles in several works by Noël Coward, including Elvira in High Spirits and Lulu in Look After Lulu! In 1966, she starred in her own television series, The Tammy Grimes Show.
The Tammy Grimes Show is an American sitcom starring Broadway actress Tammy Grimes that aired during the 1966–67 season on the ABC network.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown (musical)

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She won two Tony Awards in her career, the first for originating the role of Molly Tobin in the musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown and the second for starring in a 1970 revival of Private Lives as Amanda Prynne.
The opening cast included Tammy Grimes, Harve Presnell, and Jack Harrold.

Tartuffe

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Grimes played the role of Elmire in the 1978 Broadway and television production of Tartuffe.
A production of Richard Wilbur's translation of the play opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre in 1977 and was re-staged for television the following year on PBS, with Donald Moffat replacing John Wood as Tartuffe, and co-starring Tammy Grimes and Patricia Elliott.

Private Lives

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She won two Tony Awards in her career, the first for originating the role of Molly Tobin in the musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown and the second for starring in a 1970 revival of Private Lives as Amanda Prynne.
A 1969 production, directed by Stephen Porter and starring Brian Bedford as Elyot and Tammy Grimes as Amanda (winning a Tony Award for her performance), with David Glover as Victor and Suzanne Grossman as Sibyl, opened at Broadway's Billy Rose Theatre and then moved to the Broadhurst Theatre to complete its run of 198 performances.

High Spirits (musical)

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She originated roles in several works by Noël Coward, including Elvira in High Spirits and Lulu in Look After Lulu! In 1966, she starred in her own television series, The Tammy Grimes Show.
The cast featured Edward Woodward as Charles, Tammy Grimes as Elvira, Louise Troy as Ruth, Beatrice Lillie as Madame Arcati, and Carol Arthur as Edith.

California Suite

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She originated the role of Diana in the Broadway production of California Suite.
Tammy Grimes portrayed Hannah, Diana, and Gert; George Grizzard portrayed William, Sidney, and Stu; Barbara Barrie portrayed Millie and Beth; and Jack Weston portrayed Marvin and Mort.

Look After Lulu!

She originated roles in several works by Noël Coward, including Elvira in High Spirits and Lulu in Look After Lulu! In 1966, she starred in her own television series, The Tammy Grimes Show.
Cyril Ritchard, who directed the production, and Roddy McDowall, who co-starred in it, suggested Tammy Grimes, who had not done a Broadway "book" show; Coward saw her cabaret act and promptly offered her the role.

Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre

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She attended high school at the then all-girls school, Beaver Country Day School, and Stephens College, and then studied acting at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse.
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Route 66 (TV series)

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She made two appearances on the early '60s TV series Route 66.
Other notable guest stars were Elizabeth Ashley, Ed Asner, Lew Ayres, Ed Begley, Theodore Bikel, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan, James Caan, James Coburn, Joan Crawford, James Dunn, Robert Duvall, Barbara Eden, Betty Field, Nina Foch, Anne Francis, Tammy Grimes, Signe Hasso, Sessue Hayakawa, Joey Heatherton, Steven Hill, Miriam Hopkins, David Janssen, Ben Johnson, Buster Keaton, George Kennedy, Cloris Leachman, Robert Loggia, Jack Lord, Tina Louise, Dorothy Malone, E.G. Marshall, Lee Marvin, Walter Matthau, Darren McGavin, Ralph Meeker, Vera Miles, Roger Mobley, Chester Morris, Lois Nettleton, Julie Newmar, Leslie Nielsen, Arthur O'Connell, Susan Oliver, Nehemiah Persoff, Slim Pickens, Suzanne Pleshette, Stefanie Powers, Robert Redford, Ruth Roman, Marion Ross, Janice Rule, Soupy Sales, Martha Scott, Martin Sheen, Sylvia Sidney, Lois Smith, Rod Steiger, Beatrice Straight, Rip Torn, Jo Van Fleet, Jessica Walter, Jack Warden, Tuesday Weld, Jack Weston, James Whitmore, and Dick York.

Margaret Brown

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She won two Tony Awards in her career, the first for originating the role of Molly Tobin in the musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown and the second for starring in a 1970 revival of Private Lives as Amanda Prynne.
Tammy Grimes (1960) (The Unsinkable Molly Brown) (Broadway musical) Grimes won a Tony Award for her performance.

CBS Radio Mystery Theater

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In 1982, she hosted the final season of CBS Radio Mystery Theater.
Marshall hosted the program from January 1974 until February 1982, when actress Tammy Grimes took over for the series' final season, maintaining the format.

Beaver Country Day School

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She attended high school at the then all-girls school, Beaver Country Day School, and Stephens College, and then studied acting at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse.
Tammy Grimes, stage and film actress who originated the title role in The Unsinkable Molly Brown on Broadway

Christopher Plummer

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A former husband, Christopher Plummer, and their daughter, actress Amanda Plummer, are also Tony Award winners.
Plummer was married to the actress Tammy Grimes for four years from 1956.

Beverley Peck Johnson

She studied singing with Beverley Peck Johnson.
Peck's other private students included Sarah Atereth, Ara Berberian, Blythe Danner, Mignon Dunn, Tammy Grimes, Madeline Kahn, Evelyn Lear, Rita Shane, Renata Tebaldi, Constance Towers, Giorgio Tozzi, and Theodor Uppman.

Mr. Broadway

She portrayed the title character, a Western mining millionairess who survived the sinking of the Titanic. In 1964, she appeared in the episode "The He-She Chemistry" of Craig Stevens's CBS drama Mr. Broadway.
Other episodes are "Keep an Eye on Emily" (the series' pilot) with Tuesday Weld as Emily and Oleg Cassini as himself, "Take a Walk Through a Cemetery" with Lauren Bacall, again, but also with Jason Robards, Jr., and Jill St. John, "Try to Find a Spy" with Barbara Feldon and Simon Oakland, "Between the Rats and the Finks" with Larry Hagman, Dyan Cannon, Bruce Gordon, and Patrick McVey, "The He-She Chemistry" with Tammy Grimes, "Maggie, Queen of the Jungle", with Nina Foch in the title role, "Smelling Like a Rose" with Art Carney, Hal Roach, and Tina Louise, "Bad Little Rich Girl" with Diana Van der Vlis as Mary Beth Warren and Larry Pennell as John Chambers, "Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones" with Philip Abbott as Geoffrey Karr and Lola Albright as Duff Daniels.

Obie Award for Distinguished Performance by an Actress

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Obie Award for Best Actress - Clerambard (1958)

42nd Street (musical)

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In 1980, she starred in the original Broadway production of the musical 42nd Street.
(Frank Rich called this a sign of the "shift of power" on Broadway, as the show had to leave the Winter Garden to make way for Cats and the Majestic to accommodate The Phantom of the Opera.) The original cast included Jerry Orbach as Julian Marsh, Tammy Grimes as Dorothy Brock, Wanda Richert as Peggy Sawyer, and Lee Roy Reams as Billy Lawlor.

Noël Coward Society

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In December 2003, Grimes was invited by the Noel Coward Society to be the first celebrity to lay flowers on the statue of Sir Noël Coward at the Gershwin Theatre in Manhattan to celebrate the 104th birthday of "The Master".
Among the celebrities who have placed flowers in front of Coward's statue are Tammy Grimes, Keir Dullea, Tony Walton, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Hayley Mills, Marian Seldes, Jim Dale, Victor Garber, Christine Ebersole, Dick Cavett, Stephen Fry, Joan Copeland, Jamie Ross, Penny Fuller, and Dana Ivey.

Archy and Mehitabel

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On May 16, 1960, Grimes acted and sang as Mehitabel in an abridged version of the musical Archy and Mehitabel as part of the syndicated TV anthology series Play of the Week presented by David Susskind, and co-written by Mel Brooks and Joe Darion.
The cast included Bracken, Tammy Grimes, and Jules Munshin.

The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)

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Grimes did the introductory narration for the American rebroadcast of the BBC's 1981 radio production of The Lord of the Rings.
In the US it was on NPR with a new synopsis preceding each episode, narrated by Tammy Grimes.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974 TV special)

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In 1974, Grimes provided the voice for Albert, the cerebral-minded mouse that does not believe in Santa Claus, in the animated Rankin-Bass annual television Christmas special, Twas the Night Before Christmas; she later worked with Rankin/Bass again for 1982's The Last Unicorn.
Tammy Grimes as Albert

The Last Unicorn (film)

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In 1974, Grimes provided the voice for Albert, the cerebral-minded mouse that does not believe in Santa Claus, in the animated Rankin-Bass annual television Christmas special, Twas the Night Before Christmas; she later worked with Rankin/Bass again for 1982's The Last Unicorn.
Tammy Grimes as Molly Grue, the love of Captain Cully who joins Schmendrick and the Unicorn. While explaining that there was no particular reason that he did not write a detailed background for Molly Grue's character, Peter S. Beagle stated that he has "always been grateful" to Grimes because she "brought such vocal life to the character that she covered things I didn't do."

Arthur? Arthur!

Arthur? Arthur! (1969) - Lady Joan Mellon
Tammy Grimes - Lady Joan Mellon

The Runner Stumbles

film version
The Runner Stumbles (1979) - Erna Webber
It stars Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Tammy Grimes, Beau Bridges, and Ray Bolger.