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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2002 with 41 to follow.
By United Press International

'Morning's At Seven' has all-star cast

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Paul Osborn's "Morning's at Seven" is one of those plays that is always worth reviving because it offers so many juicy roles for elderly actors, the kind that b
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

'Modern Millie' gets 11 Tony nominations

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- "Thoroughly Modern Millie," a new musical based on a 1967 Hollywood film, was the big winner in the 2001-2002 Broadway season Tony Award nominations lineup anno
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2001 with 41 to follow.
By United Press International
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Estelle Parsons
Estelle Parsons arrives for the premiere of "Empire Falls" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on May 9, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Estelle Margaret Parsons (born November 20, 1927) is an American theatre, film and television actress and occasional theatrical director.

After studying law, Parsons became a singer before deciding to pursue a career in acting. She worked for the television program Today and made her stage debut in 1961. During the 1960s, Parsons established her career on Broadway before progressing to film. She received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Blanche Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde (1967), and was also nominated for her work in Rachel, Rachel (1968).

Parsons worked extensively in film and theatre during the 1970s and later directed several Broadway productions. More recently her television work includes a role in the award-winning sitcom Roseanne. Nominated on four occasions for a Tony Award, in 2004 Parsons was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.

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