Sally Kellerman (born June 2, 1937) is an American actress and singer known for her role as Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in the film MASH (1970), for which she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Sally Claire Kellerman was born in Long Beach, California to Edith Baine (née Vaughn) and John Helm Kellerman. She attended Hollywood High School, and went on to Los Angeles City College. She also studied at the Actor's Studio in New York City with Jeff Corey, Shirley Knight, Jack Nicholson, Dean Stockwell and Robert Blake.
Kellerman already had a recording contract with Verve Records when she was eighteen. After giving a performance in Robert Altman's Brewster McCloud, she recorded her first demo with Lou Adler then went into the recording studio with arranger/producer Gene Paige to record Roll With The Feelin, an album by Decca Records. She also contributed to the musical film, Lost Horizon (1973) in which she collaborated with Burt Bacharach, Liv Ullman and Olivia Hussey, the soundtrack was released by Razor & Tie.