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]


  • 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.
  • She is an animal enthusiast.
  • Trained in ballet, she attended the American Ballet Theatre and the San Jose Ballet schools.
  • 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."
  • Practices Pilates and aerobics and enjoys gardening and hiking.
  • First worked with her "Chorus Line" director/choreographer 'Michael Bennett (XI)' (qv) while appearing on Broadway in "Promises, Promises" in 1968.
  • Made a strong film debut in mid-career as one of 'Jill Clayburgh' (qv)'s close friends in 'Paul Mazursky' (qv)'s well-received drama _An Unmarried Woman (1978)_ (qv).
  • 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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