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Sally Kellerman ACTOR


Sally Kellerman was born on June 2nd, 1937 in Long Beach, California with the birth name Sally Claire Kellerman, born to Edith Baine and John Helm Kellerman.  After graduating from Hollywood High School, Kellerman studied briefly at Los Angeles City College and later relocated to New York to study acting at the Actor's Studio (along with fellow actors Jeff Corey, Shirley Knight, Jack Nicholson, Dean Stockwell and Robert Blake) and in 1957 at the age of twenty she debuted in her first film, "Reform School Girl" starring Gloria Castillo, Ross Ford and Edd Byrnes

Soon Kellerman was adding such television credits to her resume with appearances on, "Bachelor Father" (1960) starring John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong and Jimmy Boyd, "Lock Up" (1961) starring Macdonald Carey, "Surfside 6" (1961) starring Troy Donahue, Diane McBain, Lee Patterson, Margarita Sierra and Van Williams, "Cheyenne" (1962) starring Clint Walker, "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster" (1963) starring Marty Ingels and John Astin, "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" (1963) and "Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre" (1963) and the highly touted and successful television miniseries "Centennial" (1978-1979) with a star-studded ensemble cast including Raymond Burr, Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad, Barbara Carrera, Richard Crenna, Timothy Dalton, Sharon Gless, Andy Griffith, Mark Harmon, Gregory Harrison, David Janssen, Alex Karras, Brian Keith, Stephen McHattie, Lois Nettleton, Donald Pleasence, Adrienne La Russa, Lynn Redgrave, Robert Vaughn, Dennis Weaver, Anthony Zerbe and Stephanie Zimbalist.

Along with now earning a name for herself in the industry as a television actress she also began appearing on such films as, "The Third Day" (1965) starring George Peppard, Roddy McDowall, Herbert Marshall, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Webber, Charles Drake, Arte Johnson and Elizabeth Ashley, "The Lollipop Cover" (1965) starring Don Gordon, Carol Seflinger and George Sawaya, "The Boston Strangler" (1968) starring alongside Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Jeff Corey, Murray Hamilton, William Marshall, Alex Rocco and James Brolin, "The April Fools" (1969) co-starring Jack Lemmon, Catherine Deneuve, Harvey Korman, Peter Lawford, Myrna Loy, Jack Weston and Charles Boyer, and her biggest role up to that point in her career portraying, Major Margaret 'Hot-Lips' Houlihan on the film, "MASH" (1970) co-starring Donald Sutherland, Tom Skerritt, Elliott Gould, Robert Duvall, Rene Auberjonois, Roger Bowen, Gary Burghoff, Bobby Troup and in his film debut, football player Fred Williamson.  For this role, she was awarded a Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award, a Golden Laurel Award and received an Oscar as well as a Golden Globe nomination for her performance.  

As her career progressed, Kellerman began to add more substantial film roles to her resume such as, "Brewster McCloud" (1970) co-starring William Windom, Stacy Keach, Jennifer Salt, Margaret Hamilton, Bud Cort, Michael Murphy and Shelley Duvall, "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" (1972) starring with Alan Arkin and Paula Prentiss and Renee Taylor, "Welcome to L.A." (1976), "A Little Romance" (1979), "Back to School" (1986) starring Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Burt Young, William Zabka, Ned Beatty, Sam Kinison, Adrienne Barbeau, M. Emmet Walsh and Robert Downey Jr., "Prêt-à-Porter (1994), "Point of Betrayal" (1995), "It's My Party" (1996), "The Maze" (1997) and "The Lay of the Land" (1997).

Now, Kellerman was quite successful not only as a television actress, but a film actress as well. She continues to work as an actress in both realms and has never limited herself to portraying one specific type of character.

In addition to her career as an actress in she has released two albums, one in 1969 and the other in 2009.  She has also recorded songs for the films, "Brewster Cloud" (1970), "Lost Horizon" (1973) starring Peter Finch, John Gielgud, George Kennedy, Liv Ullmann, Michael York, Bobby Van, George Kennedy, Olivia Hussey, James Shigeta and Charles Boyer, "Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins" (1975), "You Can't Hurry Love" (1988), "Boris and Natasha" (1992), "Open House" (2004) and "Night Club" (2011). 

Sally Kellerman has married twice, first in 1970 to Rick Edelstein however by 1975 this marriage came to an end.  She then married Jonathon D. Krane in 1980 and together they have two children and she remains working today as both an actress and singer, touring and performing live around New York, New Jersey and Atlanta.

Some of her most recent appearances being on the television series, "90210" (2011), "Law & Order: LA" (2011), "Chemistry" (2011) and "Unsupervised" (2012).   


2012         Unsupervised
2011         Chemistry 
2011         Law & Order: LA 
2011         90210
2011         Night Club
2009         The Wishing Well
2008         Delg0
2007         Masters of Science Fiction 
2007         A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper
2007         I Could Never Be Your Woman
2005         Boynton Beach Club
2004         Ugly
2004         Open House
2002         Providence
2002         In-Laws 
2002         Verdict in Blood
2001         Women of the Night
2000         Bar Hopping 
1999         Norm 
1999         American Virgin
1999         The Noble Horse
1998         Columbo
1994-1998     Diagnosis Murder
1998         Ancient Graves: Voices of the Dead
1998         Punch Drunk
1997         The Lay of the Land
1997         Gun
1997         Ink 
1997         The Maze
1996         Touched by an Angel
1996         The Naked Truth
1996         High Society
1996         It's My Party
1995         Burke's Law
1995         P.C.H. 
1995         Point of Betrayal
1994         Prêt-à-Porter
1994         Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance
1994         Dream On
1993         Younger and Younger
1993         Murder, She Wrote
1993         The Waiter
1993         Doppelganger
1992         Dinosaurs
1992         Boris and Natasha
1991         Drop Dead Gorgeous
1990         Evening Shade
1990         The Ray Bradbury Theater
1990         Happily Ever After
1989         Limit Up
1989         All's Fair
1989         The Secret of the Ice Cave
1988         CBS Summer Playhouse
1988         Paramedics
1988         You Can't Hurry Love
1987         Someone to Love
1987         Three for the Road
1986         Tall Tales & Legends 
1986         Meatballs III: Summer Job
1986         That's Life!
1986         Back to School
1985         KGB: The Secret War
1985         Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird
1985         Moving Violations
1985         Secret Weapons 
1985         Murder Among Friends
1984         Hotel 
1983         September Gun 
1983         Dempsey
1983         Faerie Tale Theatre
1983         CBS Children's Mystery Theatre
1982         For Lovers Only
1980         Big Blonde
1980         Head On
1980         Loving Couples
1980         Serial
1980         It Rained All Night the Day I Left
1980         Foxes
1979         A Little Romance
1978-1979     Centennial
1978         Magee and the Lady
1978         Great Performances 
1977         The Mouse and His Child
1976         Welcome to L.A.
1976         The Big Bus
1975         Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins
1973         Lost Horizon
1973         Slither
1973         A Reflection of Fear
1972         Last of the Red Hot Lovers
1970         Brewster McCloud
1966-1970     Bonanza 
1970         MASH
1969         The April Fools
1969         Mannix 
1969         Hawaii Five-O
1969         It Takes a Thief
1968         The Boston Strangler
1968         Premiere
1967         The Invaders 
1967         Dundee and the Culhane 
1967         Coronet Blue 
1967         Insight 
1967         Tarzan
1967         T.H.E. Cat
1966         That Girl
1966         Star Trek
1966         I Spy
1966         The Legend of Jesse James
1966         A Man Called Shenandoah
1964-1965     Ben Casey
1965         The Lollipop Cover
1965         The Third Day
1965         Kraft Suspense Theatre 
1965         The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
1965         The Rogues 
1965         Seaway 
1964-1965     12 O'Clock High 
1964         Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 
1964         Slattery's People
1964         The Greatest Show on Earth
1964         The Movie Maker
1963-1964     The Outer Limits 
1963         My Three Sons
1963         The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
1963         The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
1963         I'm Dickens, He's Fenster
1962         Cheyenne
1962         Hands of a Strange
1961         Surfside 6
1961         Lock Up
1960         Bachelor Father
1957         Reform School Girl

Matinee Classics - Mash starring Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Roger Bowen, Rene Auberjonois, David Arkin, Jo Ann Pflug, Gary Burghoff, Fred Williamson, Michael Murphy, Indus Arthur, Ken Prymus, Bobby Troup and Kim Atwood
Matinee Classics - Mash starring Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Roger Bowen, Rene Auberjonois, David Arkin, Jo Ann Pflug, Gary Burghoff, Fred Williamson, Michael Murphy, Indus Arthur, Ken Prymus, Bobby Troup and Kim Atwood

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