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Ann Wedgeworth

  • Birthplace: Abilene, Texas
  • Birthday: January 21
Date of passing: 
November 16, 2017

Obituary

Ann Wedgeworth was an actress best known for her roles in the comedy series Three’s Company and Evening Shade.

Wedgeworth also appeared on the series Another World, One Life to Live, Filthy Rich, The Twilight Zone, The Equalizer, Roseanne and Trapper John, M.D.

Additionally, she had roles in the films Steel Magnolias, The Whole Wide World, Scarecrow, Sweet Dreams and Bang the Drum Slowly.

Wedgeworth studied under Sanford Meisner at the Actors Studio, then made her Broadway debut in 1958, in Make a Million, before appearing in Tennessee Williams' Period of Adjustment. She also appeared on Broadway in Blues for Mister Charlie and The Last Analysis and in the original off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind.

Ann Wedgeworth was an actress best known for her roles in the comedy series Three’s Company and Evening Shade.

Wedgeworth also appeared on the series Another World, One Life to Live, Filthy Rich, The Twilight Zone, The Equalizer, Roseanne and Trapper John, M.D.

Additionally, she had roles in the films Steel Magnolias, The Whole Wide World, Scarecrow, Sweet Dreams and Bang the Drum Slowly.

Wedgeworth studied under Sanford Meisner at the Actors Studio, then made her Broadway debut in 1958, in Make a Million, before appearing in Tennessee Williams' Period of Adjustment. She also appeared on Broadway in Blues for Mister Charlie and The Last Analysis and in the original off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind.

In 1978, she won the Tony Award for best featured actress in a play for her portrayal of the witty best friend of a soap opera actress in Neil Simon's Chapter Two, directed by Herbert Ross.

Wedgeworth died November 16, 2017, in New York City. She was 83.

 

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Ann Wedgeworth

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