Personal Info

Known For Acting

Known Credits 32

Gender Female

Birthday 1937-04-27

Day of Death 1992-03-02

Place of Birth Hastings, Nebraska, USA

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Biography

Sandra Dale "Sandy" Dennis (April 27, 1937 – March 2, 1992) was an American actress. She made her film debut in the drama Splendor in the Grass (1961). For her performance in the comedy-drama film Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Dennis appeared in the films The Three Sisters (1966), Up the Down Staircase (1967), That Cold Day in the Park (1969), The Out-of-Towners (1970), God Told Me To (1976), The Four Seasons (1981), Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982), and Another Woman (1988). Her final film appearance came in the crime drama film The Indian Runner (1991).

Dennis had a successful career on stage, appearing in the original stage production of Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. For her performance in the play A Thousand Clowns, she received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. For her performance in the play Any Wednesday, she received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

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Acting (32)

  • 1988 976-EVIL
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    An adaptation of Robert Harris' thriller set on the eve of World War 2.

  • 1982 Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
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    An adaptation of Robert Harris' thriller set on the eve of World War 2.

  • 1977 Nasty Habits
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    An adaptation of Robert Harris' thriller set on the eve of World War 2.

  • 1976 God Told Me To
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    An adaptation of Robert Harris' thriller set on the eve of World War 2.

  • 1961 Splendor in the Grass
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    An adaptation of Robert Harris' thriller set on the eve of World War 2.