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Sylvia Short


Born - 22 October 1927, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Died - 14 April 2018

Strong-faced American character actress, mostly on stage from 1936. She debuted on TV in a production of Man and Superman in 1956, but films came much later, after she had obtained a degree in marine biology and taught the subject at NYU. She returned to acting in the late 1970s and appeared in occasional films: Endless Love (1981), The News Boys (1992), Ruby Cairo (1992), SFW (1994), The Birdcage (1996), Mad City (1997), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) and Beautiful (2000), her last. Her final stage appearance came in 2017 at the age of 88. She was married for 26 years to actor Fritz Weaver before their divorce in 1979. He died in 2016.