Brenda Vaccaro

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Brenda Buell Vaccaro
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/18/1939, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Brenda Vaccaro Fast Facts:
  • Attended the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City from 1958 to '60.
  • Made her Broadway debut in 1961 in Everybody Loves Opal; she won a Theatre World Award for her performance.
  • Big break in films came with her appearance in 1969's Midnight Cowboy with Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight.
  • Appeared in an all-female version of The Odd Couple on Broadway in 1985.
  • Has taught acting at the New York Film Academy.
  • Brenda Vaccaro Relationships:
  • Charles Cannizzaro - Ex-husband
  • Guy Hector - Husband
  • Michael Douglas - Ex-significant Other
  • Christine Vaccaro - Mother
  • Mario Vaccaro - Father
  • Martin Fried - Ex-husband
  • William Bishop - Ex-husband
  • Brenda Vaccaro Awards:
  • 1975 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1991 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1976 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1970 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1970 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Nominee
  • 1976 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1974 Emmy: Best Supporting Actress in Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1969 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1968 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1966 Tony: Actress, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic) - Nominee

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