65 (passed away Aug. 2nd, 1998)
Jan. 17th, 1933
New York City, New York, USA
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- Received a honorary doctorate from the Hofstra University School of Education on May 16, 1993.
- Ventriloquist, best known for characters such as Lamb Chop, Charlie Horse and Hush Puppy.
- When asked by TV Guide to supply an item for a celebrity recipes issue, submitted a recipe for lamb chops.
- Siblings: Barbara Hurwitz O'Kun (younger sister by nine years).
- Co-wrote "The Lights of Zetar" episode of _"Star Trek" (1966)_ (qv) with her husband, 'Jeremy Tarcher' (qv), and hoped to be cast as the female guest star. The part went to 'Jan Shutan' (qv).
- Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 359-360. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
- Was an accomplished symphony conductor.
- Daughter, with 'Jeremy Tarcher' (qv), 'Mallory Tarcher' (qv).
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