I hoped I would never see her again. On all the four films she directed — A New Leaf , The Heartbreak Kid , Mikey and Nicky , and Ishtar — May proved that she had more than enough chutzpah to break the rules and take on the studio suits in order to realize her vision. For May, who wed at 16 and gave birth to her daughter, future actress Jeannie Berlin, a year later, comedy came from lived experience.
My name is Elaine Short , and because of a dumb decision post-college, my internet name is Elaine Tall. This was a stupid delayed punchline and it confuses everyone. I'm a writer in Chicago. I work for Maxistentialism, Inc. I helped write the open source compendium of rules for a new version of Werewolf. I also write a cartoon called Funny Girl.
Transforming the way people see the world, through film.
She made her television debut in an episode of Route 66 in She was one of the dancers on The Danny Kaye Show. In the television series City of Angels , she played Marsha Finch, the ditzy secretary to Los Angeles private eye Jake Axminster Wayne Rogers , who ran a call-girl service on the side. Throughout the s and s, she was featured in many series, including Mr. In , she made her Broadway debut in the title role in Sugar , the musical adaptation of the film Some Like It Hot , in which she portrayed band singer Sugar Kane, the role originated by Marilyn Monroe in the movie. Joyce won the Theatre World Award for her performance. Joyce was married to Bobby Van from until Van's death from brain cancer in Reclusive author J. Salinger attended the opening night of the production to see Joyce and accompany her after the show. Joyce was married to television producer John Levoff from until their divorce in
Elaine Stritch February 2, — July 17, was an American actress and singer, known for her work on Broadway. She made her professional stage debut in and appeared in numerous stage plays, musicals, feature films and television series. She was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in Cardinal Samuel Stritch , Archbishop of Chicago from to , was one of her uncles. Stritch made her stage debut in However, her Broadway debut was in Loco in , directed by Jed Harris ,  followed soon after by Made in Heaven as a replacement  and then Angel in the Wings , a revue in which she performed comedy sketches and the song " Civilization ". In she originated the leading role of Maggie Harris in the musical Goldilocks.