Kelly Bishop Biography

Also Credited As: Carole Bishop
Date of Birth: February 28, 1944 (74)
Birth Place: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Gender: Female

After working for a dozen years as a dancer, Kelly Bishop's breakout role was Sheila in Michael Bennett's A Chorus Line for which she garnered Tony and Drama Desk awards. Broadway plays include Neil Simon's Proposals, The Last Night of Ballyhoo and Six Degrees of Separation at Lincoln Center. Favorite films include An Unmarried Woman, Dirty Dancing and Miami Rhapsody. Television work has consisted of several unsold pilots, numerous guest appearances and seven years as Emily Gilmore on "The Gilmore Girls."

Kelly Bishop Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Kelly Bishop, A Chorus Line