Sally Kellerman Oscar-nominated M*A*S*H actress dies at 84, Sally Kellerman’s Bio, Wiki, and More

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Who was Sally Kellerman?

Sally Clare Kellerman (June 2, 1937 – February 24, 2022) was an American actress and singer.

Sally Kellerman M*A*S*H actress dies at 84

US actress Sally Kellerman, whose roles included Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in Robert Altman’s 1970 film M*A*S*H, has died at the age of 84.

Her role in the dark comedy about US Army medics in the Korean war earned her Oscar and Golden Globe nominations.

She worked with director Altman again on films including Brewster McCloud, The Player and Pret-a-Porter.

Star Trek fans fondly remember her for the role of Dr Elizabeth Dehner in the original TV series’ second pilot.

Co-star William Shatner wrote on Twitter that he was “sending condolences to the family of Sally Kellerman”.

Sally Kellerman Biography, Wiki

Sally Kellerman Biography, Wiki, Early Life, Education

Sally Clare Kellerman was born in Long Beach, California, on June 2, 1937, to Edith Baine (née Vaughn), a piano teacher from Portland, Arkansas, and John “Jack” Helm Kellerman, a Shell Oil executive from St. Louis, Missouri. Sally has an older sister, Diana Dean Kellerman; her younger sister, Victoria Vaughn (Vicky) Kellerman, died in infancy. Edith was a Christian Scientist and raised her daughters in this faith.

When Kellerman was in fifth grade, the family moved from Long Beach to the San Fernando Valley. She spent her early life in then-rural Granada Hills in a largely unpopulated area surrounded by orange and eucalyptus groves. During her sophomore year of high school, the Kellermans moved from San Fernando to Park La Brea, Los Angeles, where she attended Hollywood High School. Due to her shyness, Kellerman made few friends and received poor grades (except choir and physical education); however, she acted in a school production of Meet Me in St. Louis. With the help of a high-school friend, Kellerman submitted a recording demo to Verve Records founder and head Norman Granz. After signing a contract with Verve, however, she was daunted by the task of becoming a recording artist and walked away.

Kellerman attended Los Angeles City College, and also enrolled in Jeff Corey’s acting class. Within a year, she appeared in a production of John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger staged by Corey and featuring classmates Shirley Knight, Jack Nicholson, Dean Stockwell, and Robert Blake. Towards the end of the 1950s, Kellerman joined the newly opened Actors Studio West and debuted before the camera in the film, Reform School Girl (1957). To pay her tuition, Kellerman worked as a waitress at Chez Paulette.

BornSally Clare Kellerman
June 2, 1937
Long Beach, California, U.S.
DiedFebruary 24, 2022 (aged 84)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma materActors Studio, Los Angeles City College
OccupationActresssinger
Years active1957–2017
Spouse(s)Rick Edelstein​​(m. 1970; div. 1972)​
Jonathan D. Krane​​(m. 1980; died 2016)​
Children3

Sally Kellerman’s Personal life, Husband, Family

In 1961, Kellerman underwent a botched home abortion and went to a hospital for the first time (due to her Christian Science upbringing). The relationship that had caused her terminated pregnancy was with actor William Duffy.

After the release of MASH, on December 17, 1970, Kellerman married Starsky & Hutch producer Rick Edelstein. Anjanette Comer, Morgan Ames, Lisabeth Hush, Joanne Linville, and Luana Anders were among her bridesmaids. On March 6, 1972, Kellerman divorced Edelstein, citing irreconcilable differences.

On May 11, 1980, Kellerman married Jonathan D. Krane in a private ceremony at Jennifer Jones’s Malibu home.

Kellerman died from heart failure at a care facility in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, on February 24, 2022, at the age of 84. At the time of her death, she had dementia.

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