Swoosie Kurtz Biography


Swoosie Kurtz

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Birth Name: Swoosie Kurtz
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign: virgo
Age:   73 Years
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Dynamic actress, Swoosie Kurtz is an American actress born on September 6, 1944 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. She has appeared in many movies and television series. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in movie Baja Oklahoma as a role of Doris Steadman in 1988. She is the only child of her parents. Her father Frank Kurtz was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and her mother Margo Kurtz, an author. She got her first name Swoosie from her father which is named after his plane Swoose. She is American and is of white ethnicity.

She has never married. She told that she never got such right guy to make husband. She has no children as well but she revealed in April 2014 she had an abortion in 1960s. There is no any information about her love affairs till now.

She moved frequently in her school days. She lived in eight different states when she was in her school. She attended University of Southern California where she majored in Drama. After that she also attended London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She has large number of followers in social sites such as Twitter and Facebook.  As an actress she earns massive salary and about her net worth there is no proof but it is said that it is approximately 50 million dollar.

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Born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States

1944 6th of September

Swoosie is an American actress born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. She is the only child of her parents. Her father Frank Kurtz was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and her mother Margo Kurtz was author. She got her first name Swoosie from her father which is derived from B-17D bomber.

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Began her career in acting

1962

She began her career in 1962 when she was seventeen years old. She appeared in the television series The Donna Reed Show for the first time. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in movie Baja Oklahoma as a role of Doris Steadman in 1988.

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Debut in Movie

1968

She debut in movie in 1968. The movie was The Fire Bugs in the role of Ann. The Image, Baja Oklahoma, Walking through the Fire, First Love, and Marriage is Alive and Well are some of her popular movie.

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Won Tony Award

1981

She won Tony Award for two times till now. First she won in 1981 for play Fifth of July and that was for Best Performance by Featured actress in a play. Again she won this award in 1986 for play The House of Blue Leaves.

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Nominated for Emmy Award

1990

She has nominated for Emmy awards for eight times till now. The nomination was for acting in Carol and Company, Sisters, Huff, Pushing Daisies, Mike & Molly, Wild Cats, Dangerous Liaisons, Stanley and Irish, Citizen Ruth and Liar Liar.

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Won Emmy Award

1990

She is very talented and dynamic actress. She won several prestigious awards including Emmy Award. She won that award for Carol and Company in 1990. Later on she was nominated for seven times for that award.  

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Death of her father

1996

Frank Kurtz full name Frank Allen Kurtz was an American air force colonel and Olympic driver. He was a loving father of Swoosie Kurtz and she had a great time with him. He died in 1996 from complications following a fall.

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Her mother began suffer from Dementia

2007

Her mother, Margo Kurtz began suffer from Dementia from 2007. Margo, who is the author of best-selling book My Rival, the sky lives together with her daughter. Swoosie is taking good care of her mom whose memory comes and goes time to time.

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Revealed about her Abortion

2014 of April

She has never married. She told that she never got such right guy to make husband. She has no children as well but she revealed in April 2014 she had an abortion in 1960s. There is no any information about her love affairs till now.

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