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Swoosie Kurtz

 
Date Of Birth:
September 06, 1944 (78)
Birth Place:
Omaha, NE, USA
Bio:
Kurtz is a Tony Award-winner for her performances in House of Blue Leaves and Fifth of July. She has also received nominations for her work in Frozen and Tartuffe, while other Broadway credits include Imaginary Friends, Love Letters and A History of the American Film. She is a nine-time Emmy ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 06, 1944 (78)

Birth Place: Omaha, NE, USA

Bio:
Kurtz is a Tony Award-winner for her performances in House of Blue Leaves and Fifth of July. She has also received nominations for her work in Frozen and Tartuffe, while other Broadway credits include Imaginary Friends, Love Letters and A History of the American Film. She is a nine-time Emmy ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Hesione Hushabye
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Nancy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Lillian Hellman
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
  [New York]
Reading, 1989
Performer
  [Broadway]
1989
Melissa Gardner [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1986
Bananas Shaughnessy
  [Broadway]
1980
Gwen Landis
  [Broadway]
1977
Mariane
  [Broadway]
1975
Muriel McComber

Photos

Mary Carver, Richard Thomas, Swoosie Kurtz and Joyce Reehling after a performance in  Photo

Mary Carver, Richard Thomas, Swoosie Kurtz and Joyce Reehling after a performance in "Fifth of July" on July 18, 1981 at The New Apollo Theatre in New York City.

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Date:
12/13/2018
Phillip Bosco, Swoosie Kurtz and Robin Lefevre attending the press Meet and Greet wit Photo

Phillip Bosco, Swoosie Kurtz and Robin Lefevre attending the press Meet and Greet with the cast of The Roundabout Theatre Company production of HEARTBREAK HOUSE in New York City. August 23, 2006

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Date:
12/09/2018
Laila Robins, Phillip Bosco,  Swoosie Kurtz, Gareth Saxe, Lily Rabe, Jenny Sterlin, B Photo

Laila Robins, Phillip Bosco, Swoosie Kurtz, Gareth Saxe, Lily Rabe, Jenny Sterlin, Bill Camp & John Christopher Jones attending the press Meet and Greet with the cast of The Roundabout Theatre Company production of HEARTBREAK HOUSE in New York City. Augu

From: 
Date:
12/09/2018
Phillip Bosco, Laila Robins, Swoosie Kurtz, Lily Rabe & Robin Lefevre attending the p Photo

Phillip Bosco, Laila Robins, Swoosie Kurtz, Lily Rabe & Robin Lefevre attending the press Meet and Greet with the cast of The Roundabout Theatre Company production of HEARTBREAK HOUSE in New York City. August 23, 2006

From: 
Date:
12/09/2018
Phillip Bosco, Laila Robins, Swoosie Kurtz, Lily Rabe
attending the press Meet and Gr Photo

Phillip Bosco, Laila Robins, Swoosie Kurtz, Lily Rabe attending the press Meet and Greet with the cast of The Roundabout Theatre Company production of HEARTBREAK HOUSE in New York City. August 23, 2006

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Date:
12/09/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Hesione Hushabye

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Nancy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Lillian Hellman

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

  [New York]
Reading, 1989
Performer

  [Broadway]
1989
Melissa Gardner [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1986
Bananas Shaughnessy

  [Broadway]
1980
Gwen Landis

  [Broadway]
1977
Mariane

  [Broadway]
1975
Muriel McComber

Swoosie Kurtz Biography

Kurtz is a Tony Award-winner for her performances in House of Blue Leaves and Fifth of July. She has also received nominations for her work in Frozen and Tartuffe, while other Broadway credits include Imaginary Friends, Love Letters and A History of the American Film. She is a nine-time Emmy Award-nominee and was a regular on "Huff." Kurtz recently appeared on the television show "Pushing Daisies" and on Broadway in Roundabout's production of Heartbreak House.

Swoosie Kurtz Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Swoosie Kurtz, Heartbreak House
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Swoosie Kurtz , Frozen
 
The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Swoosie Kurtz, Frozen
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Swoosie Kurtz, Frozen
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Swoosie Kurtz, The Mineola Twins
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Swoosie Kurtz , The Mineola Twins
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Swoosie Kurtz, The House of Blue Leaves
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1981 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Swoosie Kurtz, 5th of July
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1981 - Best Actress Gold Star
Swoosie Kurtz, Fifth of July
 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Swoosie Kurtz, Fifth of July
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Swoosie Kurtz, A History of the American Film
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Swoosie Kurtz, Uncommon Women and Others
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Swoosie Kurtz, Tartuffe

Swoosie Kurtz News

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Sunday, August 21, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Sunday, August 21, 2022
by TV Scoop - Aug 18, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Sunday, August 21, 2022! Louisville has some special visitors — WELCOME TO FLATCH’s Kelly and Shrub Mallet (Holmes and Sam Straley) stop by, and the one-and-only Robin Thicke is in town for a fundraiser. Watch a video clip from a recent episode now!

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by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, July 28, 2022! While staying in Kat’s apartment, Randi starts to feel overwhelmed by Kat’s quirks. Meanwhile, Max and Carter try to teach Phil how to ride a bike in the “Call Me A Sporty Giant” episode. Watch a video from the show now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, July 14, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, July 14, 2022
by TV Scoop - Jul 7, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, July 14, 2022! When a celebrity charity golf tournament comes to Louisville, it brings the cast of “Blossom” together for a long-awaited reunion. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, May 5, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, May 5, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, May 5, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 28, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 28, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 28, 2022! Robin Thicke and WELCOME TO FLATCH’s Holmes and Sam Straley Guest-Star. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Scoop: CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 14, 2022 Photo Scoop: CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 14, 2022
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Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 14, 2022!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 14, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 14, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 14, 2022! Kat has to deal with the consequences of her past actions and make a big decision about her relationship. Watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 7, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 7, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 7, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, March 31, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, March 31, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, March 31, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, March 24, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, March 24, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, March 24, 2022! Plus, watch an episode of an upcoming episode now!

Swoosie Kurtz Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CALL ME KAT on FOX VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CALL ME KAT on FOX
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2020

Based on the BBC UK original series 'Miranda,' created by Miranda Hart, CALL ME KAT stars Emmy Award nominee Mayim Bialik.

VIDEO: First Look - Anna Faris & Eva Longoria Star in New Comedy OVERBOARD VideoVIDEO: First Look - Anna Faris & Eva Longoria Star in New Comedy OVERBOARD
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 22, 2017

MGM and Pantelion Films have released the first trailer for OVERBOARD. The film, starring Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris, Swoosie Kurtz, John Hannah and Eva Longoria hits theaters on April 20th 2018

VIDEO: Swoosie Kurtz & Cast of SISTERS Reunite on 'Today'
by - Nov 7, 2014

Today, the cast of SISTERS reunited on NBC's 'Today'. Check out the appearance below!

VIDEO: Tony Winner Swoozie Kurtz Talks Career, New Book on TODAY
by Caryn Robbins - May 1, 2014

Tony and Emmy awarding winning actress Swoosie Kurtz has penned a book about her numerous roles off-screen as well as on-, including her most recent: taking care of her 98-year-old mother.

STAGE TUBE: Clip from NBC's 'Awake'
by Lauren Wolman - May 15, 2011

In the following clip, Michael Britten has a unique coping mechanism for his recent loss. Click below for the video.

STAGE TUBE: 2009 Emmy Awards: Winner Cherry Jones' Acceptance Speech
by Eddie Varley - Sep 21, 2009

Cherry Jones won the 2009 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her work on 24.


Swoosie Kurtz Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Swoosie Kurtz been in?
Swoosie Kurtz has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Swoosie Kurtz been in?
Swoosie Kurtz has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Swoosie Kurtz been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Heartbreak House , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frozen , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Frozen , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Frozen , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Mineola Twins , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Mineola Twins , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The House of Blue Leaves , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for 5th of July , Best Actress (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fifth of July , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Fifth of July , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A History of the American Film Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Uncommon Women and Others and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Tartuffe .

What awards has Swoosie Kurtz won?
Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Mineola Twins, Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The House of Blue Leaves, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for 5th of July, Best Actress (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fifth of July Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Fifth of Julyand Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A History of the American Film.