Monday, May 11, 2015

R.I.P Elizabeth Wilson

Actress Elizabeth Wilson passed away over the weekend at the age of 94. The Tony award winning actress was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2007. She won her Tony award in 1972 for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her role in Sticks and Bones. In 1980 she won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in Morning's at Seven.

She made her Broadway debut in 1953 in a play called Picnic.  She appeared in 11 Broadway productions. She would branch out to film in 1955 appearing in a screen version of her Broadway debut Picnic.

News clip of Elizabeth Wilson's passing..

On the silver screen she starred in films such as The Graduate, 9 to 5, The Birds, The Adams Family and more.

The Trailer for The Graduate

 She was a regular on television on Doc and East Side/West Side. She made guest appearances on numerous shows. Her works will live on in reruns and film. Her family, fans, the theatre, film and television communities will mourn her loss, 94 years is a long life and she certainly left behind plenty of memories. 

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