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EILEEN HECKART

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EILEEN HECKART

BornAnna Eileen Herbert ( 1919-03-29 ) March 29, 1919 Columbus, Ohio , U.S.
DiedDecember 31, 2001 (2001-12-31) (aged 82) Norwalk, Connecticut , U.S.
Alma materOhio State University (B.A.)
OccupationActress
Years active1943-2000
Spouse(s)John Harrison Yankee, Jr. ( m. 1942; died 1997)
Children3

Eileen Heckart, starlet with a great smoky voice and toothsome smile who won an Oscar for 'Butterflies Are Free,' three Emmys and an unique lifetime achievement Tony, passed away on Monday at her home in Norwalk, Conn. She was 82. The actress was born Anna Eileen Heckart in Columbus, Ohio, on March 29 1919. Ms. Heckart started her career in summer season supply, involved New York and cut her teeth on live tv-'The Alcoa Hour,' Philco Television Playhouse,' Goodyear Television Playhouse' and 'Playhouse 90. ' Then 'Butterflies are Free' on Broadway with Keir Dullea and Blythe Danner, in which she played Mr. Dullea's mom. PBS manufacturings 'Save Me Place at Forest Lawn' and 'The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,' both in 1966, won Ms. Heckart host of television awards. The last of these was 'Annie McGuire,' in 1988, in which Ms. Heckart played Mary Tyler Moore's mother. Heckart is what one might define as lengthy actress,' Mr. Rich proceeded, 'long of face, of upper body, of tongue. Ms. Heckart smoked up until her death and criticized her pal Bette Davis for her addiction. 'I mosted likely to a hypnotist and managed to quit cigarette smoking for six months,' Ms. Heckart recalled in a 1989 meeting with the Times. 'Then I showed up in 'Burnt Offerings' with Bette.

In another Times meeting, Ms. Heckart claimed her current function in 'The Waverly Gallery' was her ideal, except probably for her part in 'Mother Courage. '

Also in her very early profession, Heckart played character functions. The list below year, she developed the duty of Mrs. Daigle in Bad Seed, and she repeated it in the 1956 film version, acquiring an Academy election as sustaining actress. That year, she appeared in Somebody Up There Likes Me and Bus Stop. In 1969, she created the stage duty of the domineering mom of a blind boy in Butterflies Are Free and repeated it in the 1972 movie, which starred Goldie Hawn and Edward Albert. Variety commented: Miss Heckart lastly obtains another function that enables her to present convenience that has been apparent for a very long time in her stage duties. Heckart created an unforgettable personality on the Mary Tyler Moore Show as Mary Richards' Aunt Flo, high-powered, globe-trotting reporter. In the 1979 miniseries Backstairs at White House, Heckart offered a fresh take on Eleanor Roosevelt, offering her as intense, intelligent and even a bit hot.

Heckart's phase work started in 1943 as understudy and assistant impresario of the long-running Voice of Turtle. Besides the Mary Tyler Moore Show, Heckart also signed up with the cast of such collection as Out of Blue, Trauma Center, Partners in Crime and Murder One.

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