Carrie Nye

Born Oct 14, 1936

Carrie Nye was an American actress.

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1936 Birth Born on October 14, 1936.


1955 18 Years Old The majority of Nye's roles were on the stage. She joined the Williamstown Theater Festival in 1955 and portrayed a number of roles at the festival through the 1960s and 1970s. … Read More


1960 23 Years Old She made her debut on Broadway in 1960 with a role in the play A Second String. … Read More
1964 27 Years Old Nye was married to Dick Cavett, whom she met at Yale, from June 4, 1964 until her death.
1965 28 Years Old She was nominated for a Tony Award in 1965 for her portrayal of Helen Walsingham in Half a Sixpence. … Read More


1978 41 Years Old In 1978, Nye was a semi-regular panelist on the PBS quiz show We Interrupt This Week.
1980 43 Years Old She was nominated in 1980 for an Emmy Award for her portrayal of the actress Tallulah Bankhead - an actress to whom Nye was often compared - in Moviola: The Scarlett O'Hara War. … Read More
1982 45 Years Old Nye played Sylvia Grantham in the classic 1982 horror film Creepshow.


1997 60 Years Old Nye and Cavett bought Tick Hall, a house in Montauk, New York designed by Stanford White. The house burned down in 1997, but with the assistance of architects and preservationists, she and Cavett built an exact replica of the house. … Read More
2006 70 Years Old Nye died of lung cancer on July 14, 2006 at her Manhattan home. … Read More
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