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

Famous Works

  • 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.
  • "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.
  • (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.
  • Credits; ALBUMS
  • (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.
  • Writings
  • Author of songs, including "Twisted" for the Lambert, Hendricks, and Rosstrio, as well as others.

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