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Broadway great Elaine Stritch has passed away on Thursday morning At 89 

 

 She was the definitive Broadway Baby!


July 17: Though the five-time Tony nominee is perhaps best known for her stage presence (Bus Stop, Sail Away, Company), her TV and film resume is also quite impressive.

From 2008-2013, she was nominated for an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy for her role as Colleen Donaghy, the mother of Alec Baldwin's character Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock. In 1993, she won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Law & Order.

She's also appeared in two Woody Allen movies, September (1987) and Small Time Crooks (2000). Her other more recent film credits include Monster In Law (2005), Autumn In New York (2000), Screwed (2000) and Out to Sea (1997).

As far as her musical background, Stritch has starred in No No Nanette, The King and I and I Married an Angel. She was also nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005 for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for The Best Halloween Ever. The actress was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1995.

Stritch was married to John Bay in 1973. He passed away in 1982.