American actress (1923-2003)
|Born||May 26, 1923|
Logan, Utah, U.S.
|Died||February 27, 2003 (aged 79)|
(m. 1955; div. 1968)
Jean Sullivan (May 26, 1923 – February 27, 2003) was an American actress and dancer. She acted in film, television and stage productions, and danced both flamenco and ballet, the latter with the American Ballet Theatre.
She was co-artistic director with Michael Fischetti of the South Street Theatre Company, and played Spanish guitar, cello, and piano.
Sullivan died of cardiac arrest in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 79. She had a daughter, the actress Francesca Poston, by actor Tom Poston, whom she married in 1955. She and Poston were divorced in 1968.
- One Day at a Time
- The Doctors
- Search for Tomorrow
- NBC Family Hour
- Colgate Family Hour
- Lamp Unto Thy Feet
- The Seagull - Arkadina - Sybil Burton's New Theatre
- Macbeth - Lady Macbeth - Royal Shakespeare Company at JASTA
- Much Ado About Nothing - Hero - Royal Shakespeare Company for the Theatre Guild
- Phedre - Phedre - La Comedie Francaise (replaced Beatrice Straight) - Off-Broadway and touring
- Luv - Ruth
- The Bald Soprano - Mrs. Smith
- The Dark Lady of the Sonnets - Queen Elizabeth I
- Spoon River Anthology
- The Stronger - South Street Theatre (NYC)
- Before Breakfast - Vienna English Theatre (Vienna, Austria)
Sullivan was selected as an Honored Member in the "US Executives" Category for 1989's "Who's Who in America".