(From BBC News 8/25.)

US actress Julie Harris, a star of stage and screen who won five Tony Awards, has died at the age of 87.

Harris was best known for her roles on Broadway, where she jointly holds the record for the most Tony Award wins.

Her breakthrough came in the hit 1950 play The Member of the Wedding, which led to an Oscar nomination for a big screen adaptation three years later.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23831463

Visit Stage Voices Publishing for archived posts and sign up for free e-mail updates: http://www.stagevoices.com/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *