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Phyllis Newman (I) (1933–2019)


Phyllis Newman was born on March 19, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for Mannequin (1987), The Human Stain (2003) and One Life to Live (1968). She was married to Adolph Green. She died on September 15, 2019 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Mannequin Emmy's Mother
(1987)
The Human Stain Iris Silk
(2003)
One Life to Live Renée Divine Buchanan Buchanan Buchanan #1 (1987)
(1968)
(1997)

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 2005 Everyone's Depressed (Short)
Sophia's Mom
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Mrs. Sewruck
- Mail Order Mystery (2004) ... Mrs. Sewruck
 2003 The Human Stain
Iris Silk
 2001-2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Sarah Rifkind
- It's About Love (2002) ... Sarah Rifkind
- Babies (2002) ... Sarah Rifkind
- Give Up or Fight (2002) ... Sarah Rifkind
- End of the Month (2002) ... Sarah Rifkind
- Daughters (2001) ... Sarah Rifkind
 2000 It Had to Be You
Judith Penn
 2000 Just for the Time Being
Maggie
 1998 A Fish in the Bathtub
Sylvia Rosen
 1998 A Price Above Rubies
Mrs. Gelbart
 1998 Ask Harriet (TV Series)
 1997 The Beautician and the Beast
Judy Miller
 1994 Only You
Faith's Mother
 1991 Saying Kaddish
Lynn
 1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Edna Hayes
- The Taxman Cometh (1991) ... Edna Hayes
 1989-1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Elaine Steadman
- Photo Opportunity (1990) ... Elaine Steadman
- Fathers and Lovers (1990) ... Elaine Steadman
- Be a Good Girl (1989) ... Elaine Steadman
 1988-1989 Coming of Age (TV Series)
Ginny Hale
- Fever (1989) ... Ginny Hale
- Dick's Back (1989) ... Ginny Hale
- Daddy's Girl (1989) ... Ginny Hale
- Christmas at the Dunes (1989) ... Ginny Hale
- Boy Meets Girl (1989) ... Ginny Hale
 1987 Mannequin
Emmy's Mother
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Gwen Hunter
- Breakpoint (1986) ... Gwen Hunter
 1980 Summershow (TV Series)
 1979 Captain Kangaroo (TV Series)
 1977 A Secret Space
Ann
 1977 Visions (TV Series)
Ann
- A Secret Space (1977) ... Ann
 1976 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Mrs. Ellis
- Who's Who in Neverland (1976) ... Mrs. Ellis
 1972 To Find a Man
Betty McCarthy
 1968 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Tina Hoffman
- The People Next Door (1968) ... Tina Hoffman
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Renée Divine Buchanan Buchanan Buchanan #1 (1987)
 1968 Bye Bye Braverman
Myra Mandelbaum
 1967 The Naked Witch
Robert's Mother
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
Mary Severance
- Olympus 7-0000 (1966) ... Mary Severance
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Princess Wanakee
- The Night of the Raven (1966) ... Princess Wanakee
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Comrade Alexia Salov
- A Very Important Russian Is Missing (1965) ... Comrade Alexia Salov
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Sophie
- The Arabian Affair (1965) ... Sophie
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
Amy Fitlon
- Smelling Like a Rose (1964) ... Amy Fitlon
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series)
Doris Hudson
- The Red Death (1960) ... Doris Hudson
- The Parasite (1960) ... Doris Hudson
- Gina, Gina (1960) ... Doris Hudson
- The Curse of the Gypsy (1960) ... Doris Hudson
- The Case of the Elder (1960) ... Doris Hudson
 1957-1958 Decoy (TV Series)
Elsa Kramer / Joanne Kittredge
- The Lost Ones (1958) ... Elsa Kramer
- Dream Fix (1957) ... Joanne Kittredge
 1958 Let's Rock
Kathy Abbott
 1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Ruth Austin
- The Gene Austin Story (1957) ... Ruth Austin
 1957 The Big Story (TV Series)
Violet
- Young Lovers (1957) ... Violet
 1956-1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1956 The Vagabond King
Lulu (uncredited)
 1955 Picnic
Juanita Badger - Cool Girl (uncredited)
 1955 Star Stage (TV Series)
Suki
- First Date (1955) ... Suki
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Irving Berlin's musical, "Annie Get Your Gun", at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Don Stewart in the cast. Bill Guske was director. See more »

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Spouse:

Adolph Green  (his death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

Often mistaken for Betty Comden, who was Newman's composer husband (Adolph Green)'s long-term collaborator and songwriter/lyricist. Newman won a Tony Award on Broadway for "Subways Are for Sleeping" (1962) which was written by Comden and Green, and earned a Tony Award nomination two decades later for "Broadway Bound". Newman and Green had two children, Amanda Green and Adam Green. See more »

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