Kelly Bishop

Kelly Bishop

Feb. 28th, 1944
Born in
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
5' 6

Kelly Bishop's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Gilmore Girls TV Show
Gilmore Girls
Bunheads TV Show
My Wildest Dreams TV Show
My Wildest Dreams
The Thorns TV Show
The Thorns

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


  • First worked with her "Chorus Line" director/choreographer 'Michael Bennett (XI)' (qv) while appearing on Broadway in "Promises, Promises" in 1968.
  • Practices Pilates and aerobics and enjoys gardening and hiking.
  • Was originally cast in a minor part in the film _Dirty Dancing (1987)_ (qv), but was then called upon to play a larger role when Lynn Lipton, the actress first cast as Baby's mother, became ill during the first week of shooting.
  • She is an animal enthusiast.
  • Made her Broadway debut in the musical "Golden Rainbow" in 1967, but scored big as the sexy, streetwise Sheila in the Broadway production of "A Chorus Line" with her contribution in the song "At the Ballet". The performance earned her Tony and Drama Desk awards in 1976.
  • Won Broadway's 1976 Tony as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) for her performance as Sheila in the original production of "A Chorus Line."
  • Was the first of the original cast members to leave "A Chorus Line".
  • At age 18 she made it to New York and landed her first job dancing in a year-round ballet company at Radio City Music Hall.

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