Polly Adams Biography ((?)-)

Born August 30 in Nashville, TN; married John Klausz (an architect), September 29, 1979; children: Zachary, Jesse. Addresses: Agent: Don Buchwald and Associates, 10 E. 44th Street, New York, NY 10017.

Birth Details
August 30,
Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Hilda and Nancy, Any Woman Can't, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1973
  • Lieutenant Mayshank, Trees in the Wind, Ham and Clov Stage Company, AMDA Theatre, New York City, 1974
  • Jane Sloat Shannigan, The Shortchanged Review, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • (Broadway debut) Nina, Zalmen, or the Madness of God, Lyceum Theatre, 1976
  • Amy Herbert, Porch, Encompass Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Mother Ryan, New Dramatists, New York City, 1977
  • Feynman's mother, Moving Bodies, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 2000
  • Also appeared as Amanda, Private Lives, Mona, Want, Elizabeth, Deja Vu, Mary, Pieces, Belle Wonder, The Man-Killer,Miss Subways, Miss Subways Meets the Sex Machine, Marion, The Ginger Man, and in Ord-way Ames-gay, all off-Broadway productions; asHonor, The Wager, Henriette, Learned Ladies, Alkmene, Mourning Hercules, Faye Precious, Who's Happy Now, Katerina Prolomnaya, Journey of the Fifth Horse, Stella Kowalski, A Streetcar NamedDesire, Corie Bratter, Barefoot in the Park, Brenda, Lovers andOther Strangers, Elizabeth, Catch Me If You Can, Ruth, My Sister Eileen, and Anne Sullivan, The Miracle Worker, all in repertoryat Stanford University, Stanford, CA, and Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.
  • Film Appearances
  • Receptionist, Never Put It in Writing, Allied Artists, 1964
  • Clinic Exclusive (also known as With These Hands ...), 1971
  • Kathryn, L'Etincelle (also known as Tug of Love), 1984
  • Forewoman, The Juror, Columbia TriStar Films de Espana, S.A., 1996
  • Ellen, Element of Doubt, 1996
  • Exercise tape fan, Celebrity, Miramax, 1998
  • A Woman of the North, 1999
  • Also appeared as Pia Schmeel, Malachi McNultey Plays for You.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Carol Barclay, R.N., The Edge of Night (also known as Edge of Night), 1977-78
  • Dorothy, Sob Sisters, 1989
  • Jean Halifax, Bonjour la classe, 1993
  • Dr. Barbara Sills, The Guiding Light (also known as Guiding Light), 1999
  • Movies
  • Jane Bennet, Pride and Prejudice, 1967
  • Miniseries
  • Appeared as host, The Tourists Are Coming.
  • Specials
  • Ann Protheroe, The Murder at the Vicarage (also known as Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage and Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series IV), Arts and Entertainment, 1986
  • Helen, A Dark Adapted Eye, PBS, 1994
  • Florence Chapman, The Cinder Path, PBS, 1994
  • Episodic
  • Dr. Roberta Gellman, "Second Opinion," Law & Order, NBC, 1994
  • Monica Sutter, "Performance," Law & Order, NBC, 1995
  • Kelly McFarland, "Harm," Law & Order, NBC, 1999
  • Woman in bank, "Film at Eleven," Now and Again, ABC, 2000
  • Also appeared as Louisa Dorsey, All My Children, ABC.
  • Taped Readings
  • Eat Right for Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo with CatherineWhitney, Harper Audio, 1998

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