Television, Film and Broadway Favorite
- Friday, May 3, 2013 • 7pm
- Saturday, May 4, 2013 • 7pm
- Sunday, May 5, 2013 • 5pm
SALLY STRUTHERS is a two-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner for her performance in the groundbreaking series “All in the Family.” She starred in the Fox television series “9 to 5” and her own CBS series, “Gloria.” Her recurring roles include the CBS comedy “Still Standing’ and the CW’s highly acclaimed “Gilmore Girls.” Sally was “heard” as the voice of the teenage dinosaur, Charlene Sinclair, in the ABC primetime series, “Dinosaurs.” She is the voice of Pebbles Flintstone on the “Pebbles and Bam-Bam” cartoon series and the lead female character on the popular Disney cartoon, “Tailspin.”
Sally co-starred in two legendary motion pictures in the 70s: Five Easy Pieces with Jack Nicholson and The Getaway with Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw. She was featured in two independent films: Out of the Black and A Month of Sundays with Rod Steiger. Sally made a cameo appearance for actor/writer/producer Mario Van Peebles in the Sony feature “Baadassss!” Sally’s first two Broadway forays were in Wally’s Café with Rite Moreno and Jimmy Coco and in Neil Simon’s female version of The Odd Couple with Brenda Vaccaro. For three years she starred as Miss Mamie Lynch on Broadway and on tour in the Tommy Tune production of Grease. In the 20th Anniversary National Tour of Annie, Sally played the role of Miss Hannigan. She was named Best Actress by the Los Angeles Artistic Director Theatre Awards for her role as Louise Seger in the musical, Always…Patsy Cline. She won the 2003 and 2010 Ovation Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Agnes Gooch in Mame, and Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, respectively. She has starred in regional productions of Hello, Dolly!, Anything Goes, The Fifth of July, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, All Shook Up, The Full Monty, Fiddler on the Roof, Drowsy Chaperone, and Curtains.
For thirty years, Struthers has worked to help hungry and uneducated children everywhere, visiting these children in the United States and many third world countries. She’s filmed numerous public service announcements and documentaries on their behalf. Her favorite child is her daughter, Sam.