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Swoosie Kurtz Biography

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Swoosie Kurtz

Facts of Swoosie Kurtz

Date of Birth: 1944 , September-6
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Swoosie Kurtz
Father Frank Kurtz
Mother Margo Rogers
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Omaha, Nebraska
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 50 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Dayed-Red
Body Measurements N/A
Weight in KG 54 KG
Married N/A
Education London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Awards Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play
Movies Liar Liar 1997
TV Show Mike & Molly Since 2010

Quick Timeline of Swoosie Kurtz

1944 Born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States
2014 Revealed about her Abortion
1962 Began her career in acting
1996 Death of her Father
1981 Won Tony Award
1990 Nominated for Emmy Award
1990 Won Emmy Award
1968 Debut in Movie
2007 Her mother began suffer from Dementia
2019 Net Worth

Detail Timeline of Swoosie Kurtz

September 6 , 1944

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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.

2014

Revealed about her Abortion

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.

1962

Began her career in acting

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.

1996

Death of her Father

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.

1981

Won Tony Award

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.

1990

Nominated for Emmy Award

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.

1990

Won Emmy Award

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.  

1968

Debut in Movie

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.

2007

Her mother began suffer from Dementia

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.

2019

Net Worth

Swoosie Kurtz's net worth is approximately $50 million.

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Swoosie Kurtz is an American actress, who began her professional acting career in 1962, has appeared in numerous movies and television series like Sisters, Bubble Boy, Desperate Housewives, Lethal Weapon, and many others.

Swoosie Kurtz's Early Life

Swoosie Kurtz was born on September 6, 1944, and is 74 years old as of early 2019. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States as 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 an author.

Swoosie got her first name Swoosie from her father who is named after his plane Swoose. She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Swoosie frequently moved in her school days and lived in eight different states when she was in school. She attended the University of Southern California where she majored in Drama. After that, she also attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

Swoosie Kurtz's Career

Swoosie started her professional acting career in 1962 appearing in the role of Mimi in the television series, The Donna Reed Show. Since then has appeared in many movies and television series and grabbed wide attention for portraying her role in film Baja Oklahoma as a role of Doris Steadman in 1988.

Till the date, Swoosie has appeared in many television series and movies like Lethal Weapon, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Man with a Plan, Still Standing, Lost, ER, Living Proof, Superman: Doomsday, Liar Liar, A Time to Live, and many others.

Swoosie Kurtz's Net Worth

As an actress, she is earning a massive salary. Swoosie Kurtz's net worth is approximately $50 million.

Swoosie Kurtz's Personal Life

Swwosie has never been married or divorced. During an interview, when asked about her plans of getting married or views on husband, she revealed that she has never got a chance to meet the perfect man of her life.

She has no children as well but she revealed in April 2014 she had an abortion in the 1960s. There is no information about her love affairs until now.

Swoosie Kurtz's Body Measurements

Height: 5 feet 4 inches

Weight: 54 kg

Figure: 35-24-36 inches

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