Kay Medford

Kay Medford

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 10 Apr 1980 (aged 59)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Cremated remains thrown to the wind off of a building.
Memorial ID 6433 · View Source
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Actress. Born Maggie O'Regin, she was a cabaret performer when she made her debut on the Broadway musical stage in 1951, at the age of 37. A popular entertainer, she received a Tony Award and Critics Circle Award for her role as the mother in the Broadway production of "Bye Bye Birdie" (1960) and was nominated for Tony Award for her role in "Funny Girl" (1964). For feature films, she appeared in "Random Harvest" (1942), "Swing Shift Maisie" (1945), "Guilty Bystander" (1950), "Mr. Walkie Talkie" (1952), "A face in the Crowd" (1957), "The Rat Race" (1960) and received a nomination for a Academy Award for her role of Fanny Brice's mother in "Funny Girl" (1968). Her television credits included "Arena Theatre", "Search for Tomorrow", "Route 66", "Kojak", "Starsky and Hutch" and "Barney Miller".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 18 Sep 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6433
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kay Medford (14 Sep 1920–10 Apr 1980), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6433, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Cremated remains thrown to the wind off of a building..