Florence Stanley Biography ((?)-)

Born July 1 in Chicago, IL; daughter of Jack and Hanna (maiden name, Weil) Schwartz; married Martin Newman. Addresses: Agent: Artists Agency, 10000Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, director
Birth Details
July 1,
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (New York debut) Mother, Machinal, Gate Theatre, 1960
  • Clytemnestra, Electra, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1964
  • Stand-by for the role of Amanda Wingfield, The Glass Menagerie, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1965
  • Yente, Fiddler on the Roof, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1965
  • Pearl, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Eugene O'Neill Theatre,New York City, 1971
  • Bertha Gale, The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1972
  • Housemother, A Safe Place, New Dramatists, New York City, 1974
  • Yenchna, Fools, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 1981
  • Nurse, Romeo and Juliet, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1982
  • The Palace of Amateurs, Plaza Theatre, Dallas, TX, 1983
  • Thelma Cates, 'night Mother, Syracuse Stage, Syracuse, NY, 1984
  • Bella, What's Wrong with This Picture?, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1985
  • Emma Bovary, It's Only a Play, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1986
  • Leah, Reunion, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD, 1986
  • Stage Work
  • Director, Delmore, Jewish Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Film Appearances
  • Ella Friedenberg, Up the Down Staircase, Warner Bros., 1967
  • Club woman, The Day of the Dolphin, AVCO-Embassy, 1973
  • Pearl, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Warner Bros., 1975
  • Mrs. Gould, the landlady, The Fortune (also known as Spite andMalice), Columbia, 1975
  • Ticket agent, Outrageous Fortune, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Granny, Trouble Bound, 1992
  • Ma Firpo, Trapped in Paradise, 1994
  • Voice of waitress, A Goofy Movie (animated), 1995
  • Hattie, The Odd Couple II (also known as Neil Simon's The Odd Couple II), Paramount, 1998
  • Dobish, Bulworth, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Fay, Culture, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Adele, Mickey and Nora, CBS, 1987
  • Ebba, Maybe Baby, NBC, 1988
  • Cynthia Corman, A Quiet Little Neighborhood, a Perfect Murder (also known as Darling, Let's Kill the Neighbors, Honey, Let'sKill the Neighbors, and A Perfect Little Murder), NBC, 1990
  • Series
  • Ghost of Josette du Pres Collins, Dark Shadows, 1967
  • Aunt Josephine, Joe and Sons, CBS, 1975-76
  • Bernice Fish, Barney Miller, ABC, 1975-77
  • Bernice Fish, Fish, ABC, 1977-78
  • Judge Wilbur, My Two Dads, NBC, 1987
  • Voice of Grandma Ethyl, Dinosaurs, 1991-94
  • Dr. Riskin, Nurses, 1991-92
  • Muriel Lipschitz, The Simple Life, CBS, 1998
  • Episodic
  • The widow, "The Taming of the Shrew," Studio One, 1950
  • Edith, "Coinage of the Realm," Harry O, 1974
  • Mrs. Rothman, "Murder," Night Court, 1987
  • Judge Wilbur, "The Game Show," Night Court, 1989
  • Elsie Engelhaupt, Drexell's Class, Fox, 1991
  • Civil Wars, ABC, 1992
  • Ruth Woodbine, Cybill, CBS, 1996
  • Mrs. Stanley, Mad About You, NBC, 1997
  • Miriam Sass, Mad About You, NBC, 1997
  • Beatrice, "Let Go," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1998
  • Saleswoman, Oh Baby, Lifetime, 1998
  • Voice, Family Guy, Fox, 1999
  • Pilots
  • Marjorie Waller, Sonny Boy, CBS, 1974
  • Specials
  • ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration--25 and Still the One, ABC, 1978

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • The New York Times, September 16, 1986, pp. 50.

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