Hope Lange
American actress
Hope Lange
Hope Elise Ross Lange was an American film, stage, and television actress.
Biography
Hope Lange's personal information overview.
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County News: Woman dies and man injured in Sussex crash
Hastings St Leonards Observer - almost 2 years
A 75-year-old woman died and another man has been seriously injured in a collision on a major Sussex road over the weekend, police have confirmed. The serious two-car accident happened just before 5pm on Sunday, May 3, at the junction of Flansham Lane and Hoe Lane, A259 just outside Bognor Regis. The A259 remained closed for several hours before reopening at around 11pm. A statement from Sussex Police said: “At 4.37pm on Sunday, May 3 2015, a red Nissan Qashqai travelling southbound on the A259 came into collision with a white VW van. “As a result of the collision a local female aged 75 sadly died at the scene. “The driver of the van, a local male aged 54, sustained serious injuries and has been flown to St George’s hospital in London.” Anyone who witnessed the accident has been asked to contact Sussex Police on 101, quoting Operation Calcutta. http://www.chichester.co.uk/news/local/update-serious-crash-on-the-a259-at-flansham-bognor-1-6723710
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Road closure
Melton Times - almost 5 years
HOSE Lane and Canal Lane in Long Clawson will be closed for two weeks to allow for emergency resurfacing works by Leicestershire Highways.
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ELVIS 34 YEARS LATER AND THE LEGEND LIVES ON - Leamington Post
Google News - over 5 years
My favourite Presley film was Wild in the Country where he starred with 3 Hollywood starlets, Tuesday Weld, Hope Lange and Millie Perkins. But what is Elvis Presley's real legacy? To my generation of early baby boomers it meant that we didn't want
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The Young Lions (1958) - Gayworld.be
Google News - over 5 years
“The Young Lions” is een film uit 1958 van regisseur Edward Dmytryk, met onder andere Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin en Hope Lange. De film is gebaseerd op het gelijknamige boek van Irwin Shaw. Dit is de enige film met Marlon Brando én
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Ted Danson joining 'CSI,' which moves to Wednesdays - MiamiHerald.com
Google News - over 5 years
Mulhare, who starred opposite Hope Lange's Mrs. Muir in this 1968-70 sitcom, died in 1997 of lung cancer. But he had assured his place in pop-culture history by playing Devon Miles on the David Hasselhoff version of Knight Rider from 1982 to 1986,
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Joan Crawford Rocks My Movie Club - Village Voice (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Blond and tailored Hope Lange plays the up-and-coming reader who finds safety in the arms of gayish Stephen Boyd. Pert brunet co-worker Diane Baker gets pregnant by upstart Robert Evans, who's pretending to marry her, but in reality is driving her
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HIDDEN HISTORY: Batavia stores of 50 years ago - The Daily News Online (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
If you picked up a copy of The Daily News on Monday, July 10, 1961, here is some of what you'd find: — The Mancuso Theatre was showing an Elvis Presley movie, ''Wild in the Country,'' co-starring Hope Lange and Tuesday Weld. The Dipson Batavia Theatre
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1975 Jeff Bridges comedy can be manufactured on demand - Deseret News
Google News - over 5 years
When spoiled rich heiress Hope Lange travels to the Riviera, she has no idea she's being set up by Glenn Ford and Charles Boyer to fall for impoverished royalty in the form of unpolished Ricardo Montalban. It's a scam that goes haywire when Ford falls
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Peter Falk: As You Wish - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
My favorite comedic line reading from Falk, is from “Pocketful of Miracles”, where in response to a crack from Hope Lange, he responds with: “If you wasn'ta broad I'd kick you in the stomach”. Priceless !! By Karen Snow on June 27, 2011 Lest we forget,
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Buenas noches, teniente Colombo - El Comercio Digital (Asturias)
Google News - over 5 years
Por otra parte, Falk tuvo la distinción de dos nominaciones consecutivas a los premios Oscar como mejor actor de reparto en 1961 y 1962, por sus papeles en 'El sindicato del crimen' y ''Un gángster para un milagro' con Bette Davis y la guapa Hope Lange
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THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE GHOST AND MRS. MUIR - Film Threat
Google News - over 5 years
In gaining the role of the widowed Mrs. Muir, Hope Lange enjoyed a chance to jump-start her stagnant career. Lange came to prominence in the mid-1950s as a contract player at 20th Century Fox, and she earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in
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DVD Extra: Lost 'Flight' surfaces after 78 years - New York Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... Hope Lange and Charles Boyer. Also reportedly on MGM's docket are Bryon Haskin's "Return to Treasure Island" (1954) with Robert Newton reprising his role as Long John Silver (the film's alternate title); Haskin's "The Boss" (1956) with John Payne;
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Charles Hollerith Jr., a Jackson native who had accomplished theater ... - The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
In 1986, Hollerith married actress Hope Lange. The two remained together until Lange's death in 2003. It was the third marriage for both. A memorial service was scheduled for this afternoon in New York. Hollerith was the son of Jackson industrialist
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Three New Books for Film Lovers - Tucson Citizen
Google News - almost 6 years
He was married four times and was a chronic womanizer who bedded some of the most famous women in Hollywood including Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford, Judy Garland, Hope Lange, and Brigitte Bardot. In a crisply written new biography by his son, Peter,
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Mary Murphy Dies: Marlon Brando's Love Interest in THE WILD ONE - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Good-bye (1947), with Hope Lange and Earl Holliman. In the 1960s, especially following her 1962 marriage to Hali-Spechts lighting-store-chain president Alan Specht, Murphy devoted herself to television work, guesting in numerous television series
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Evocan a Glenn Ford - El Financiero
Google News - almost 6 years
Tras separarse en 1959 de Eleanor Powell, con quien tuvo un hijo, Peter Ford, quien también es actor, mantuvo idilios con varias actrices de la época, como Zza Zza Gabor, Maria Schell, Hope Lange y Debbie Reynolds. En 1969 se casó en segundas nupcias
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BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Isherwood's Singular Second Wind
NYTimes - about 6 years
THE SIXTIES Diaries, Volume Two: 1960-1969 By Christopher Isherwood Edited by Katherine Bucknell 756 pages. Harper/HarperCollins. $39.99. ''I shall make a terrible old man, I fear,'' the English-American novelist Christopher Isherwood confided to his diary during the summer of 1961. He was only 56, but his fading looks and fear of being alone
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Suburban Suffering
NYTimes - almost 8 years
CHEEVER A Life By Blake Bailey Illustrated. 770 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $35 Following John Cheever's death from cancer in 1982, at the end of his life's work as a novelist and story maker, his reputation as a writer and human, despite his alcoholism -- indeed abetted by his recovery from it -- was at a zenith. But many more of Cheever's words were yet
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Hope Lange
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2003
    Age 69
    Lange died on December 19, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California, as a result of an ischemic colitis infection at the age of 70.
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  • 1998
    Age 64
    Lange made appearances in the Maine town in which Peyton Place had been filmed during the film's 40th anniversary celebrations in 1998.
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  • 1994
    Age 60
    She took a Broadway role in Same Time, Next Year and then made appearances in the television movie based on Danielle Steel's Message from Nam and in 1994's Clear and Present Danger.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1986
    Age 52
    In 1986, she married theatrical producer Charles Hollerith, with whom she remained the rest of her life.
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  • 1985
    Age 51
    In 1985, she appeared in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge and in 1986, she took a role as Laura Dern's mother in David Lynch's Blue Velvet.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1977
    Age 43
    In 1977, she returned to the Broadway stage where her acting career had originally begun.
    More Details Hide Details She also played the wife of Charles Bronson in the original Death Wish film.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1972
    Age 38
    In 1972 she also dated Frank Sinatra and began a relationship with married novelist John Cheever.
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  • 1968
    Age 34
    She starred from 1968 to 1970 in the television series, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir for which she earned two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award nomination.
    More Details Hide Details This success was followed by three seasons on The New Dick Van Dyke Show as Dick Van Dyke's wife, Jenny Preston, from 1971 to 1974, declining to return for a fourth season of the show. She also appeared in twelve television movies, one being Crowhaven Farm where she was portrayed as a witch.
  • 1966
    Age 32
    Lange returned to television for a 1966 role in the series The Fugitive (1963).
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1963
    Age 29
    She then left acting for three years after her October 19, 1963, marriage to producer-director, Alan J. Pakula, whom she divorced in 1971.
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  • 1961
    Age 27
    Lange appeared as Elvis Presley's older psychologist love interest in Wild in the Country in 1961, despite being only 13 months Elvis' senior.
    More Details Hide Details She then appeared in Frank Capra's final movie, Pocketful of Miracles, alongside Glenn Ford. The next year, she appeared with Ford again in the romantic comedy Love Is a Ball.
  • 1959
    Age 25
    These roles eventually led to Lange earning top billing in 1959's The Best of Everything, with Suzy Parker and Joan Crawford.
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  • 1958
    Age 24
    She starred as the wife of Jeffrey Hunter's character in Anton Myrer's wartime drama In Love and War in 1958.
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  • 1957
    Age 23
    She went on to appear in Nicholas Ray's 1957 film, The True Story of Jesse James as James' wife, opposite Robert Wagner.
    More Details Hide Details She appeared in The Young Lions alongside Montgomery Clift.
    As a result of favorable reviews, Lange landed a major role in the then-risqué 1957 film Peyton Place.
    More Details Hide Details Her strong performance earned her a nomination for a Golden Globe Award and another for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She would become a rather well-recognized supporting actress of ingénue roles. Lange later said that she became somewhat typecast in her ingénue film appearances and this is why her movie career was short-lived.
  • 1956
    Age 22
    Lange's first marriage was to actor Don Murray in 1956; they had two children, actor Christopher Murray and photographer Patricia Murray.
    More Details Hide Details Lange left Don Murray in 1961 for actor Glenn Ford, associate producer and co-star of Pocketful of Miracles. She and Ford never married.
    Lange came to prominence in her first film role in Bus Stop with Marilyn Monroe and Don Murray, whom she married on April 14, 1956.
    More Details Hide Details Murray later said that Monroe grew jealous of another blonde being hired for the movie and asked the studio producers to dye Lange's blonde hair light brown.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1951
    Age 17
    Also, a short feature story was published in February 1951 about Hope Lange's culinary skills.
    More Details Hide Details The first paragraph gives the biography of a seventeen-year-old Hope Lange of Greenwich Village, New York. Her late father was "director of music for Florenz Ziegfield" and her mother had a catering business. In addition to modeling, acting, and dancing; Hope could make "terrific" sandwiches. The article gives her recipes for "Sardine Strips" and "Cheese Ribbon" sandwiches. Born in 1933, Lange would have been 17 years old in February 1951.
  • 1949
    Age 15
    She appeared on the June 1949 cover of Radio-Electronics magazine wearing the "Man from Mars" Radio Hat.
    More Details Hide Details This portable radio built into a pith helmet was a sensation in 1949. Lange attended college for two years at Reed College in Oregon and at Barmore Junior College in New York. She met her first husband, Don Murray, at Barmore. She began working in television in the 1950s with appearances on Kraft Television Theatre, which caught the eye of a Hollywood producer.
  • 1946
    Age 12
    Lange's age of 12 in April 1946 would correspond to a birthdate in November 1933, not 1931.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1942
    Age 8
    John Lange died in September 1942 but the family stayed in New York City.
    More Details Hide Details Minette ran a restaurant on Macdougal Street near Washington Square Park from 1944 to 1956. The name was "Minette's of Washington Square", although some sources confuse it with "Minetta Tavern", an Italian restaurant on Macdougal Street founded in 1937. The entire family worked in the restaurant; the oldest daughter, Minelda, ran the cash register while Joy and Hope waited on tables. While attending high school; Lange studied dance, modeled, and worked in the family restaurant. She sometimes walked the dog of former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who had a nearby apartment. When her photo appeared in the newspaper, she received an offer to work as a New York City advertising model.
    Lange sang with other children in the play Life, Laughter and Tears, which opened at the Booth Theatre in March 1942.
    More Details Hide Details At age 9, Lange had a speaking part in the award-winning Broadway play The Patriots, which opened in January 1943.
  • 1933
    Born
    Lange's year of birth is often reported as 1931, but the correct year is 1933. A possible source of this error is the Reader's Digest Almanac and Yearbook. It has shown the 1931 date from as early as 1980 to the 2009 issue. The 1976 and earlier editions give the year of birth as 1933.
    More Details Hide Details Other references such as Chase's Annual Events have always shown 1933, as does her Social Security Death Index entry. The 1933 year also matches the ages given in newspaper accounts of Lange in her youth. The New York Times covered the annual "Young People's Concert" awards given at Carnegie Hall. Lange received an award in April 1945 and again in April 1946, when her age was given as 12.
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