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Kelly Bishop

Kelly Bishop

Age
70
Birthday
Feb. 28th, 1944
Born in
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Height
5' 6"

Kelly Bishop's Main TV Roles

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

Main Movie Roles

2000 - Wonder Boys
1997 - Private Parts
1995 - Miami Rhapsody
1993 - Six Degrees of Separation
1987 - Dirty Dancing
1986 - Solarbabies

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Lauren Kempton
4
Marian Borland
1
Jean Calhoun
1
Charlene Jenkins
1
Paulette
1
Connie Silverberg
1
Mrs. Kent (Voiced)
1
Charity
1
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BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • 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.
  • Was the first of the original cast members to leave "A Chorus Line".
  • Her husband, 'Lee Leonard (I)' (qv), is host of 'Jersey Talkin' on Channel 12, New Jersey. He was also the host of "Midday Live" a long-running local talk show on New York's WNYW-TV. Leonard was also an anchor at ESPN.
  • 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."
  • She is an animal enthusiast.
  • Practices Pilates and aerobics and enjoys gardening and hiking.
  • Trained in ballet, she attended the American Ballet Theatre and the San Jose Ballet schools.
  • 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.


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