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Happy Birthday To Pound Ridge’s Anne Jackson

Anne Jackson, turns 88 on Wednesday.
Anne Jackson, turns 88 on Wednesday. Photo Credit:

POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Pound Ridge’s Anne Jackson!

Anne Jackson, a long time Pound Ridge resident, turns 88 on Wednesday.

Jackson, an actress of television, stage and screen, was born Sept. 3, 1926 in Millvale, Pa. She is the widow of actor Eli Wallach, who died in June 2014. They were married for 66 years.

She made her Broadway debut in 1945. Her theater credits include "Summer and Smoke," "Arms and the Man," "Luv," "The Waltz of the Toreadors," "Mr. Peters' Connections," and "Lost in Yonkers." She was nominated for the 1956 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for Paddy Chayefsky's "Middle of the Night."

Jackson's screen credits include "The Tiger Makes Out," "The Secret Life of an American Wife," "How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life," "Lovers and Other Strangers," "Dirty Dingus Magee," and "The Shining." Her many television appearances include "Armstrong Circle Theatre," "Academy Theatre," "The Philco Television Playhouse," "Studio One," "The Untouchables," "The Defenders," "Gunsmoke," "Marcus Welby, M.D." "Rhoda," "Highway to Heaven," "Law & Order," and "ER." She currently teaches at the HB Studio in Manhattan, and continues to act in cameo roles.

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