Person Details

Birthday: 1937-04-27 11:38:18

Death: 1992-03-02 11:38:18

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Hastings, Nebraska, USA

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Movie Involvements: 17

TV Involvements: 6


Most Famous Work

Biography

Sandra Dale "Sandy" Dennis (April 27, 1937 – March 2, 1992) was an American actress. She made her film debut in the drama Splendor in the Grass (1961). For her performance in the comedy-drama film Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Dennis appeared in the films The Three Sisters (1966), Up the Down Staircase (1967), That Cold Day in the Park (1969), The Out-of-Towners (1970), God Told Me To (1976), The Four Seasons (1981), Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982), and Another Woman (1988). Her final film appearance came in the crime drama film The Indian Runner (1991). Dennis had a successful career on stage, appearing in the original stage production of Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. For her performance in the play A Thousand Clowns, she received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. For her performance in the play Any Wednesday, she received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sandy Dennis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

The Equalizer
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8

The Equalizer

(1985) Kay Wesley
Tony Awards
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6

Tony Awards

(1956) Presenter
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
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8
Another Woman
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7

Another Woman

(1988) Claire
Splendor in the Grass
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8
The Indian Runner
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7

The Indian Runner

(1991) Mrs. Roberts
976-EVIL
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5

976-EVIL

(1988) Aunt Lucy
God Told Me To
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6

God Told Me To

(1976) Martha Nicholas

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1991 Mrs. Roberts
1989 Millie Dew
1988 Aunt Lucy
Claire
1985 Helen
Kay Wesley
Elsa Spahn
1982 Mona
1981 N/A
Anne Callan
1980 Martha James
1978 Sophie Rosenman
1977 Sister Winifred
1976 Martha Nicholas
1975 Jane Gwilt
1973 N/A
1972 Marjorie Worden
1970 Dr. Enid Bingham
Gwen Kellerman
1969 Rosamund Stacey
Frances Austen
1968 Celia Pope
Sara Deever
1967 Jill Banford
Sylvia Barrett
1966 Honey
Irina
1963 Cassie Bolin
N/A
1961 Kay
1958 Lorraine Kershwood
Eleanor Ann Hubber
1956 Presenter
Year Character Movie/Tv

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