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Phyllis Newman

  • Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Birthday: March 19
Date of passing: 
September 15, 2019

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Phyllis Newman was an American actress and singer.

On Broadway, she won Tony Awards for her performances in the musicals Subways Are for Sleeping and I Can Get It for You Wholesale.

Newman also appeared on the silver screen in films such as Picnic (1956), Let's Rock (1958), Bye Bye Braverman (1968), To Find a Man (1972), Mannequin (1987), The Beautician and the Beast (1997), A Price Above Rubies (1998), and The Human Stain (2003).

Phyllis Newman was an American actress and singer.

On Broadway, she won Tony Awards for her performances in the musicals Subways Are for Sleeping and I Can Get It for You Wholesale.

Newman also appeared on the silver screen in films such as Picnic (1956), Let's Rock (1958), Bye Bye Braverman (1968), To Find a Man (1972), Mannequin (1987), The Beautician and the Beast (1997), A Price Above Rubies (1998), and The Human Stain (2003).

Her television appearances included: The Wild Wild West, The Man from U.N.C.L.E, Burke's Law, Murder She Wrote, Coming of Age, and 100 Centre Street.

Also a talk-show regular, Newman was the first woman to substitute for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. In addition, she appeared as a game show panelist on To Tell the Truth, What's My Line?, and Match Game.

Newman died September 15th, 2019, in New York City, New York. She was 86.

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