Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Annie Ross Biography (1930-)
Born July 25, 1930, in Mitcham, Surrey, England; daughter of Jack Short and May Dalziel (Allan) Short ; married Sean Lynch (divorced). Addresses: Agent--c/o Betsy Burg, William Morris Agency, 1350 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10019.
- Birth Details
- July 25, 1930
- Mitcham, Surrey, England
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Liza, Straight on Till Morning, Hammer/International, 1974.
- Claire, Alfie Darling, EMI, 1975.
- Red Cross lady, Yanks, Universal, 1979.
- Diana Sharman, Funny Money, Cannon, 1983.
- Vera Webster, Superman III, Warner Bros., 1983.
- Mrs. Hazeltine, Throw Momma from the Train, Orion, 1987.
- Rose Brooks, Witchcraft, Academy, 1988.
- Granny Ruth, Basket Case 2, Shapiro-Glickenhouse, 1990.
- Mrs. Cresswood, Pump up the Volume, New Line, 1990.
- Granny Ruth, Basket Case 3: The Progeny, MCA/Universal, 1992.
- The Player, Fine Line Features, 1992.
- Tess Trainer, Short Cuts, Fine Line Features, 1993.
- Film debut as a child in Our Gang, 1935; also appeared as Mrs. Mervyn inDead Cert, 1974.
Credits; FILM WORK
- Title song performer, Straight on Till Morning, Hammer/International, 1974.
- Song performer, Short Cuts, Fine Line Features, 1993.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SPECIALS
- "Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday," A&E Stage, Arts and Entertainment, 1993.
- Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country, Bravo, 1994.
- Also appeared in Charles Endell Esq.
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- (Stage debut) Cuddles, Burlesque, Prince's Theatre, London, 1948.
- Cranks (revue), St. Martins's Theatre, London, then Bijou Theatre, New York City, both 1956.
- Annie Ross (one woman show), Hampstead Theatre, London, 1971.
- Jenny, The Threepenny Opera, Prince of Wales Theatre, then Piccadilly Theatre, both London, 1972.
- Italian singer, Tonight We Improvise, Chichester Festival, Chichester, England, 1974.
- Hedda Louella, Hello Hollywood Hello, Palace Theatre, Watford, England, 1975.
- Carla, Kennedy's Children, Arts Theatre, London, 1975.
- Monica, Fire, Westminster Theatre, London, 1977.
- (With King Pleasure) King Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings, Prestige, 1952, reissued by Fantasy, 1987.
- (With Lambert and Hendricks) Sing a Song of Basie, GRP/Impulse, 1958, reissued, 1992.
- (With Lambert and Hendricks) Everybody's Boppin', Columbia Jazz Masterpieces, 1959, reissued, 1989.
- Sings a Handful of Songs, Everest, 1961, reissued by Fresh Sound.
- (With Lambert and Hendricks) Twisted: The Best of Lambert, Hendricks, andRoss, Rhino, 1992.
- Short Cuts (motion picture soundtrack), Imago, 1993.
- Author of songs, including "Twisted" for the Lambert, Hendricks, and Rosstrio, as well as others.