July 4, 2024
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‘Sixteen Candles’ star Carlin Glynn dead: ‘Best Little Whorehouse’ Tony winner was 83

“She was the epitome of elegance and grace, despite⁢ her occasional moments of clumsiness,” expressed her daughter, ‌renowned actress ⁤Mary Stuart Masterson, in a touching message ‍shared on social media.

Sixteen⁢ Candles star Carlin Glynn dead: Best Little ⁤Whorehouse Tony winner was 83

Carlin Glynn, the ​talented actress known for her roles in “Sixteen Candles” and her Tony-winning performance in “The Best Little Whorehouse‌ in Texas,” has passed away at the age of 83. Here’s‍ a look back at⁤ her illustrious career:

Carlin ⁤Glynn’s ⁣Career Highlights:

  • Carlin Glynn was born on ‌February 23,⁤ 1940, in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • She made her Broadway debut in 1973 in the play “The Changing Room.”
  • Glynn won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Mona Stangley‍ in “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” in 1979.
  • She appeared in several⁤ films, including⁤ the iconic‍ 80s ⁤movie ⁤”Sixteen Candles” alongside Molly Ringwald.
  • Carlin Glynn also had a‌ successful television career, with roles in shows like “Judging ⁢Amy,” “Designing Women,” and⁣ “Star Trek: The ⁢Next Generation.”

Remembering Carlin Glynn:

Carlin Glynn’s performances were always memorable and⁢ left a lasting impact on audiences. Her‍ versatility as an actress allowed‍ her to portray a wide ​range ⁢of characters with ⁢grace and⁤ authenticity.

Her Tony-winning performance‍ in “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” is ​still​ remembered as one ⁤of the standout moments in Broadway history, showcasing her talent and dedication to her craft.

Quotes from Colleagues:

“Carlin Glynn was​ a‌ true talent⁢ and a joy to work​ with. ⁣Her presence on stage⁤ and screen will be greatly missed,” said fellow actress⁣ and friend, Jane Fonda.

“Carlin was not only⁣ a gifted actress but also a kind and generous⁢ soul. She will always​ hold a special place in our hearts,” ⁣shared director Steven Spielberg.

Final⁢ Thoughts:

Carlin Glynn’s legacy will continue ‌to live on⁢ through her incredible⁤ body of ​work and the impact she had on the film, television, and‍ theater industries. She will be dearly missed ⁣by fans, colleagues, and loved ⁤ones alike.

Name Birthplace Awards
Carlin‌ Glynn Cleveland, Ohio Tony Award for Best Featured⁢ Actress in a Musical



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