Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Helen Gallagher Biography (1926-)
Born in 1926, in Brooklyn, New York; married Frank Wise, October 14, 1956. Addresses: OFFICE--c/o Actors' Equity Association, 165 W. 46th Street, New York, NY 10036.
- Birth Details
- New York
- BROADWAY DEBUT--The Seven Lively Arts, Ziegfeld Theatre, 1947.
- LONDON DEBUT--Touch and Go, Prince of Wales Theatre, 1950.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES; ALL IN NEW YORK CITY UNLESS INDICATED
- Chorus, Mr. Strauss Goes to Boston, Century Theatre, 1945.
- flapper, Billion Dollar Baby, Alvin Theatre, 1945.
- chorus, Brigadoon, Ziegfeld Theatre, 1947.
- Nancy, High Button Shoes, Century Theatre, 1947.
- Poupette, Make a Wish, Winter Garden Theatre, 1951.
- Gladys Bumps, Pal Joey, Broadhurst Theatre, 1952.
- title role, Hazel Flagg, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1953.
- Annie Oakley, Annie Get Your Gun, Oakdale Musical Theatre, Wallingford, CT, 1954.
- Miss Adelaide, Guys and Dolls, Sharon McLonergan, Finian's Rainbow, bothCity Center Theatre, 1955.
- Gladys, The Pajama Game, St. James Theatre, 1955.
- Meg Brockie, Brigadoon, City Center Theatre, 1957.
- Kitty O'Hara, Portofino, Adelphi Theatre, 1958.
- Ado Annie Carnes, Oklahoma!, City Center Theatre, then Municipal Opera, St. Louis, MO, both 1958.
- Miss Adelaide, Guys and Dolls, Municipal Opera, St. Louis, MO, 1958.
- small servant, Pound in Your Pocket, Palm Beach Playhouse, Palm Beach, FL, 1959.
- Gladys, The Pajama Game, St. Paul Civic Opera, St. Paul, MN, 1964.
- Lola, Damn Yankees, Municipal Opera, St. Louis, MO, 1964.
- Nickie, then Charity, Sweet Charity, Palace Theatre, 1966.
- Agnes Gooch, Mame, Winter Garden Theatre, 1968.
- Bessie Legg, Cry for Us All, Broadhurst Theatre, 1970.
- Lucille Early, No, No, Nanette, 46th Street Theatre, 1971.
- Roz Duncan, Hothouse, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1974.
- Arsinoe, The Misanthrope, Public Theatre, 1977.
- title role, Tallulah, West Side Arts Center, 1983.
- Beth, I Can't Keep Running in Place, Westside Arts Theatre, 1981.
- Vic, Red Rover Red Rover, Park Royal Theatre, 1983.
- Also appeared in Touch and Go, Broadhurst Theatre, 1949; The Pajama Game,St. Paul Civic Opera, St. Paul, MN, 1964; Tickles by Tucholsky, Theater Four, 1976; Sugar Babies, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1979; Side by Side by Sondheim,Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ, 1985; Also The Gingerbread Lady, Queens Festival, NY, 1977; andA Broadway Musical.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Nellie Forbush, South Pacific, U.S. cities, 1965.
- Nickie, Sweet Charity, U.S. and Canadian cities, 1967.
- Lucille Early, No, No, Nanette, U.S. cities, 1974.
- Cherie, Bus Stop, U.S. cities, 1956.
- The Gershwin Years, U.S. cities, 1973.
- Also reconstructed dances for The American Dance Machine, U.S.
- cities, then Tokyo, Japan, 1977.
Credits; MAJOR CABARET APPEARANCES
- Thunderbird, Las Vegas, NV, 1951.
- Mocambo, Hollywood, CA, 1951.
- Plaza Hotel, New York City, 1954.
- Too Good for the Average Man (revue), Camelot, New York City, 1960.
- Brothers and Sisters, Reno Sweeney, both New York City, 1974.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- Manhattan Showcase, CBS.
- Colgate Comedy Hour, NBC.
- Ed Sullivan Show, CBS.
- Kraft Television Theatre, NBC.
- Maeve Ryan, Ryan's Hope, CBS.
- "Shangri-La," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1960.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Strangers When We Meet, Columbia, 1960.
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