Brenda Vaccaro

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Brenda Buell Vaccaro is an American stage, television, and film actress. In a career spanning over half a century, she received one Academy Award nomination, three Golden Globe Award nominations, four Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and three Tony Award nominations.

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Brenda Vaccaro STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1992
Karen

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1985
Olive Madison [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1971
Louise

[Broadway]
1968
Nancy Scott

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1967
Cynthia

[Broadway]
1967
Performer

[Broadway]
1965
Toni

[Broadway]
1963
Melissa Peabody

[Broadway]
1962
Laura Howard

[Broadway]
1961
Gloria


Brenda Vaccaro Movies

[1969]Midnight Cowboy Shirley

[1969]Where It's At Molly

[1970]I Love My Wife Jody Burrows

[1971]Summertree Vanetta

[1971]Going Home Jenny Benson

[1975]Once Is Not Enough Linda

[1976]The House by the Lake Diane

[1977]Airport '77 Eve Clayton

[1977]Capricorn One Kay Brubaker

[1979]Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider Grace Wolf

[1980]The First Deadly Sin Monica Gilbert

[1981]Zorro: The Gay Blade Florinda

[1984]Supergirl Bianca

[1985]Water Dolores

[1988]Heart of Midnight Betty

[1989]The Masque of the Red Death Elaina Hart

[1989]Ten Little Indians Marion Marshall

[1989]Cookie Bunny

[1991]Lethal Games Stella Hudson

[1994]Love Affair Nora Stillman

[1996]The Mirror Has Two Faces Doris

[2002]Sonny Meg

[2005]Boynton Beach Club Marilyn

[2015]Just Let Go Nadine Williams

[2016]Kubo and the Two Strings Kameyo

[2017]The Clapper Ida Krumble

[2017]30-LOVE Hellen

[2019]Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Mary Alice Schwarz


Brenda Vaccaro TV Shows

Murder, She Wrote Sheila Kowalski Finley, Didi Blair, Mimi Harcourt

The Name of the Game Gemma, Sandy Graham

The Smurfs Scruple, Architect Smurf

The Streets of San Francisco Sydney Bruce, Officer Sherry Reese, SFPD

Brenda Vaccaro News


Review: JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY Hits All the Right Notes at 54 Below

What an amazing night it was for everyone’s Broadway memories at JERRY ORBACH’S BROADWAY on January 25th at 54 Below.

Hal Linden and Sally Struthers Will Lead World Premiere of THE JOURNALS OF ADAM AND EVE

Hal Linden and Sally Struthers will star in the world premiere of a new play – “The Journals of Adam and Eve” by Ed. Weinberger, with a little help from the authors of Genesis, John Milton, and Mark Twain, for six performances only January 18 to 21.

JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY, Stella Katherine Cole, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. 

Photos: See Bernadette Peters, Kelli O'Hara, Lily Allen & More on the Red Carpet of A DOLL'S HOUSE

Check out photos from the red carpet at A Doll's House on Broadway!

Full Cast Announced for Sally Struthers Led CLUE at The Gateway

Sally Struthers will lead an all-star cast as Mrs. Peacock in CLUE at The Gateway. See the full cast, and how to purchase tickets!

Sally Struthers to Star in CLUE at The Gateway

Sally Struthers will lead an all-star cast as Mrs. Peacock in CLUE at The Gateway beginning March 17 through April 16, 2023. She returns to The Gateway after previously appearing in 9 to 5, Anything Goes, and Nice Work if You Can Get It.

Photos: Stars Turn Out For Opening Night of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE On Broadway

Last night was the official opening night of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. See photos from the opening night red carpet!

Photos: On the Red Carpet of ALMOST FAMOUS Opening Night

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, is now open on Broadway! Check out photos from the opening night red carpet here!

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of WALKING WITH GHOSTS

Gabriel Byrne officially opened in his acclaimed solo show, Walking with Ghosts, on Broadway. This adaptation from his best-selling memoir of the same name is directed by Lonny Price and is currently playing at the Music Box Theatre for 75 performances only. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

Photos: Stars Turn Out For DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opening Night!

The Hudson Theatre was the place to be as stars of stage and screen came out to celebrate opening night of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. This vibrant and timely production is directed by Miranda Cromwell, who co-directed the London production alongside Marianne Elliott. See photos from opening night!

Photos: Tony Danza Opens at 54 Below

When Tony Danza hits the stage it becomes a master class in performance. The backdrop and decor of 54 Below can be a very diverting busy place but for the duration of his act your eyes never leave the charismatic Danza as you watch him “live and in person”.  Check out the performance photos here!

DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Lights Up The Theatre District In NYC And Is Awarded The Silver Communicator Award

On Saturday, the team that brought you the award-winning streaming series, “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk”, was presented with the Silver Communicator Award at Gallaghers Steakhouse in the heart of the Theater District in New York City.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2022 Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein at the historic 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that returned to a live in-person presentation on the set of the Jeffrey Richards production of the critically acclaimed Broadway Revival of American Buffalo.

Photos: Go Backstage with the 2022 Theatre World Awards Winners

On Monday night, the Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein.

Broadway Legend Patti LuPone and More Honored by the National Organization of Italian American Women

At its recent Annual Luncheon in New York City, the National Organization of Italian American Women recognized, three dynamic leading ladies of the entertainment industry.

Photos: Lesley Nicol Opens HOW THE HELL DID I GET HERE? At The McKittrick Hotel

The McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More, welcomes the New York premiere of How the Hell Did I Get Here?, starring “Downton Abbey’s” Mrs. Patmore, Lesley Nicol. Playing a strictly limited engagement in The Club Car through May 8.

Patti LuPone To Be Honored By The National Organization Of Italian American Women

Maria Tamburri, Chair of The National Organization of Italian American Women, has announced the Annual Luncheon at the Tribeca Rooftop 360° on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PARADISE SQUARE

Paradise Square opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night, Sunday, April 3rd. BroadwayWorld was there on the red carpet and you can check out photos from the big night!

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PLAZA SUITE

Just last night, two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker made their return to Broadway in the long-awaited opening of Neil Simon's classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite under the direction of Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey.

The Award-Winning Series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' Comes to YouTube

The Telly Award winning series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk', is about to premier on YouTube! After being a 'most trending', series on the 'BroadwayonDemand' streaming network, It's coming to YouTube for everyone to enjoy FOR FREE!

Brenda Vaccaro FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Brenda Vaccaro has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

Brenda Vaccaro has not appeared in the West End.

Brenda Vaccaro has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout her career. She received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for her role in "The Goodbye People." Additionally, she was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for her performance in "How Now, Dow Jones." Vaccaro also received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for her role in "Cactus Flower." Furthermore, she was honored with a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for her work in "Everybody Loves Opal."

Brenda Vaccaro has won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for her role in the show Everybody Loves Opal.

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