Hope Lange

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Hope Lange
Hope Lange in Peyton Place.jpg
Lange in Peyton Place trailer (1957)
Born Hope Elise Ross Lange
(1933-11-28)November 28, 1933
Redding, Connecticut, U.S.
Died December 19, 2003(2003-12-19) (aged 70)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Cause of death Ischemic colitis
Alma mater Reed College
Occupation Actress
Years active 1942–1998
Spouse(s) Don Murray (m. 1956–61)
Alan J. Pakula (m. 1963–71)
Charles Hollerith, Jr. (m. 1986–2003)
Children Christopher Murray
Patricia Murray

Hope Elise Ross Lange (November 28, 1933 – December 19, 2003)[1] was an American movie, stage, and television actress.

Lange was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Selena Cross in the 1957 movie Peyton Place.

In 1969 and 1970, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Carolyn Muir in the sitcom The Ghost & Mrs. Muir.

Lange died on December 19, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California, as a result of an ischemic colitis infection at the age of 70.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Chase, William D.; Helen M. Chase (1988). Chase's Annual Events: Special Days, Weeks and Months in 1988. McGraw-Hill. p. 263. ISBN 978-0-8092-4667-0. Hope Lange, actress, born at Reading Ridge, CT, Nov. 28, 1933 
  2. "Hope Lange, actress in 'Peyton Place,' dies". Deseret News (Salt Lake City). 2003-12-22. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 

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