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Elaine Stritch dies at 89.
Posted 17 July 2014 - 01:23 PM
Wonderful actress. RIP Elaine.
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Posted 17 July 2014 - 01:43 PM
Posted 17 July 2014 - 02:26 PM
Said when she was 17 she dated Marlon Brando very briefly, but after she refused
to give him sex he never spoke to her again. Stritch claimed she remained a virgin
until age 30.
R.I.P. Elaine, you were very good.
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Posted 17 July 2014 - 02:54 PM
although best remembered for playing alec baldwin's mom on 30 rock, stritch's roots extend back to broadway. she almost always wore a neck tie and huge glasses. she was a very talented and very funny lady. rest in peace.
Posted 21 July 2014 - 03:09 PM
First time I saw her live was in Company, around 1971. I've been fortunate to have performed in several productions of that marvelous Stephen Sondheim show, and I never saw an actress in any of those play the character of Joanne, whom Stritch introduced, as anyone but Elaine Stritch. She out-and-out owned the role, and that takes an awful lot of stage presence and talent.
Here's to you, Elaine ... "Everybody rise!"