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Swoosie Kurtz

Swoosie Kurtz
Character(s) Emily Locke
 
Date of Birth September 06, 1944 (age 65)
 
Origin Omaha, Nebraska, USA
 
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Swoosie Kurtz plays the role of Emily Locke.

Background

  • Her name "Swoosie" is derived from the air plane "Swoose" - half swan, half goose - which her father piloted in WW-II.
  • She and her father both appeared on the game show To Tell the Truth. Col. Kurtz was the contestant, and 18-year-old Swoosie came out at the end of the game to identify her father by handing him his uniform jacket.
  • May 28, 1991: Starred in the first production of Terrence McNally's play Lips Together, Teeth Apart with Nathan Lane, Christine Baranski, and Anthony Heald.
  • Appeared in season 5 of "Desperate Housewives" ("The Story of Lucy and Jessie") as a schoolteacher who mistakenly thinks her assistant, Susan (Teri Hatcher), is romantically interested in her.
  • Has twice won Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play): in 1981 for The Fifth of July and in 1986 for The House of Blue Leaves.
  • Nominated two other times: in 1978 as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for Tartuffe, and in 2004 as Best Actress (Play) for Frozen.
  • Awards: Received several Emmy and Golden Globe nominations and an Emmy for her guest-starring performance on Carol Burnett's comedy series Carol & Company.

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