Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Elizabeth Franz Biography (1941-)
Born June 18, 1941, in Akron, OH; father a factory worker; married Edward Binns (an actor). Addresses: AGENT--c/o The Spylios Agency, 250 W. 57th Street, New York, NY 10019. MANAGER--c/o Dale Davis and Company, 1650 Broadway, New York, NY 10036.
- Birth Details
- June 18, 1941
- Akron, Ohio, United States
- OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--In White America, Players Theatre, 1965.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Ruth Ann Chenier, Death of the Well-Beloved Boy, St. Mark's Playhouse, New York City, 1967.
- Ophelia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1967.
- woman, Atheist in a Foxhole, Clark Center, Westside YWCA, New York City,1974.
- Marilyn, Augusta, Playwrights Horizons, then Theatre de Lys, both New York City, 1975.
- Charlotta Ivanovna, The Cherry Orchard, New York Shakespeare Festival, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1977.
- title role, Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You, and Sarah Siddons, The Actor's Nightmare, both Playwrights Horizons, then Westside Arts Theatre, New York City, 1981.
- Kate Jerome, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1982, then Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1983.
- Miss Furnival, Light Comedies, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, 1984.
- Nora (Mrs. Lawrence Hiller), The Octette Bridge Club, Music Box Theatre,New York City, 1985.
- Kate Jerome, Broadway Bound, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1987.
- Also appeared in One Night Stands of a Noisy Passenger, Actors Theatre, New York City, 1970; Long Day's Journey into Night, Indiana Repertory Theatre,Indianapolis, IN, 1975; The Seagull, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT,1979; Sally's Gone, She Left Her Name, Center Stage Theatre, Baltimore, MD, 1981; Children of the Sun, Mirror Repertory Company, Theatre at St. Peter's Church, New York City, 1981; as Eliza Doolittle, My Fair Lady, and Alma, Summerand Smoke, both Dorset Playhouse, VT; in The Real Inspector Hound, The Timeof Your Life, and Yesterday Is Over, all in New York City; and with the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 1968; Trinity Square Players, Providence, RI, 1972-73; Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 1977-78; Mirror Theatre Company, New York City, 1986-; and with the Akron Shakespeare Festival, Akron, OH.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Doctor, Pilgrim, Farewell, Post Mills, 1980.
- Grace Foster, The Secret of My Success, Universal, 1987.
- Also appeared in Dear Dead Delilah, AVCO-Embassy, 1972.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Alma Rudd, Another World, NBC, 1982.
- Title role, "Dottie," American Playhouse, PBS, 1987.
- "The Joy That Kills," American Playhouse, PBS, 1986.
- The Equalizer, CBS, 1987.
- Also appeared as Mrs. Rice, The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket, PBS, 1986; House of Mirth, PBS.
Credits; PRINCIPAL RADIO WORK
- Production assistant, Celebrity Corner.