Allyn Ann McLerie

Allyn Ann McLerie

Allyn Ann McLerie (December 1, 1926 - May 21, 2018) was a Canadian-born, Brooklyn-reared actress, singer, and dancer who worked with many Golden Age musical theatre's major choreographers, including George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, and Jerome Robbins. McLerie made her Broadway debut as a teenager in Kurt Weill's One Touch of Venus.  She went on to replace Sono Osato as Ivy in On the Town, then created the role of Amy Spettigue in the 1948 Broadway production of Where's Charley? (Theatre World Award).  Her other Broadway credits include Miss Liberty,  the drama Time Limit, Redhead (understudying Gwen Verdon), and West Side Story. McLerie also danced as a guest soloist with American Ballet Theatre during its 1950-51 European and South American tour. McLerie's best-known film appearances are as Amy in Where's Charley? (1952),  Katie Brown in Calamity Jane (1953), Shirley in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) and as The Crazy Woman in Jeremiah Johnson (1972). Other film work includes Words and Music (1948) and The Desert Song (1952).  She enjoyed a long career as a character actress on television, making frequent guest appearances on shows such as Bonanza, The Waltons, The Love Boat, Barney Miller, Benson, Hart to Hart, St. Elsewhere, and Dynasty, among many others. She played Miss Janet Reubner, Tony Randall's assistant, on The Tony Randall Show from 1976-1978.  McLerie played the recurring role of Arthur Carlson's wife, Carmen on WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–82). She may be best-remembered as Florence Bickford, the title character's mother on The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd from 1987-1991. Her last role was on an episode of Brooklyn Bridge in 1993. Description above from the Wikipedia article Allyn Ann McLerie, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Grand-Mère, Quebec, Canada
    Birthday
    12/1/1926
Where's Charley?
Where's Charley?
0
France, société anonyme
France, société anonyme
4.1
A Shining Season
A Shining Season
4
Born Innocent
Born Innocent
6.4
Calamity Jane
Calamity Jane
7
Return Engagement
Return Engagement
6
Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
5.8
Stranger in My Bed
Stranger in My Bed
5.1
Phantom of the Rue Morgue
Phantom of the Rue Morgue
6.5
To Find My Son
To Find My Son
5.3
Someone I Touched
Someone I Touched
5.2
Jeremiah Johnson
Jeremiah Johnson
7.3
The Desert Song
The Desert Song
6.5
Living Proof: The Hank Williams Jr. Story
Living Proof: The Hank Williams Jr. Story
6
Fantasies
Fantasies
0
And Baby Makes Six
And Baby Makes Six
0
Sister Terri
0
The Way We Were
The Way We Were
6.9
Cinderella Liberty
Cinderella Liberty
6.9
The Entertainer
5.5
The Oldest Living Graduate
The Oldest Living Graduate
0
The Shadow of a Gunman
The Shadow of a Gunman
0
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
0
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
7.6
The Magnificent Seven Ride!
The Magnificent Seven Ride!
5.4
The Reivers
The Reivers
6.5
Death Scream
Death Scream
6.6
Monte Walsh
Monte Walsh
6.3
Battle Cry
Battle Cry
5.8
The Cowboys
The Cowboys
7.1
40 Pounds of Trouble
40 Pounds of Trouble
5.7
All the President's Men
All the President's Men
7.7
Words and Music
Words and Music
5.8
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