|Height:||163 cm (5' 5'')|
|Birth Day:||September 6, 1944|
|Birth Place:||Omaha, United States|
|Height:||163 cm (5' 5'')|
|Weight:||in kg - N/A|
She got interested in acting after performing at a stage play in school.
From 1964 to 1970, Kurtz was romantically involved with Joshua White of the Joshua Light Show.
Kurtz's first television appearance at age seventeen was on The Donna Reed Show 4th-season episode "The Golden Trap" (February, 1962). She also appeared on To Tell the Truth at eighteen, identifying her father from two impostors. She made her debut as a series regular on the daytime drama As The World Turns in 1971. Kurtz began her career in theater, making her Broadway debut in the 1975 revival of Ah, Wilderness!. She first gained wide recognition in 1978 for two theatrical productions, Uncommon Women and Others, the breakthrough play by Wendy Wasserstein in which she appeared in a 1977 workshop at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and then Off-Broadway, and the musical A History of the American Film for which she won a Drama Desk Award. Kurtz was soon awarded Broadway's "triple crown" (the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards) for her portrayal of Gwen in Lanford Wilson's Fifth of July. She won a second Tony for her performance as Bananas in a 1986 revival of The House of Blue Leaves by John Guare. She starred as playwright Lillian Hellman in the 2002 Nora Ephron play Imaginary Friends.
In 1978, Kurtz was part of the ensemble cast of Mary Tyler Moore's short-lived variety series Mary, that also included David Letterman and Michael Keaton. In 1981, Kurtz began two seasons alongside Tony Randall in the sitcom Love, Sidney, in a role that earned her the first of her 10 Emmy Award nominations. In 1990, she won her first Emmy for a guest-starring role on Carol Burnett's comedy series Carol & Company.
From 1991 to 1996, Kurtz had her longest-running television role, starring as wealthy divorcee Alex Reed Halsey on the NBC drama Sisters, a role that earned her two more Emmy Award nominations. She also starred in the ABC television series Pushing Daisies as Lily Charles.
In recent years, Kurtz has guest-starred on the hit series ER and Lost and Desperate Housewives and has also had recurring roles as Valerie on the drama That's Life, as Judy's mother Helen on the sitcom Still Standing, as Madeleine Sullivan on the Showtime drama series Huff, and most recently as part of a lesbian married couple with Blythe Danner on the drama series Nurse Jackie. In 2010, Kurtz began starring on the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly as Joyce Flynn. Most recently, Kurtz has appeared in a recurring part as Matt LeBlanc's mother in the comedy series Man with a Plan.
Swoosie's parents are named Margaret and Frank Kurtz.
Currently, Swoosie Kurtz is 77 years, 8 months and 20 days old. Swoosie Kurtz will celebrate 78th birthday on a Tuesday 6th of September 2022. Below we countdown to Swoosie Kurtz upcoming birthday.
Birthdays for Monday, Sept. 6
Actress Swoosie Kurtz 66 Comedian-actress Jane Curtin 63 Actor-comedian Jeff Foxworthy 52 Actress Rosie Perez 46 Singer Macy Gray 43