Lindsay Crouse

Born May 12, 1948

Lindsay Ann Crouse is an American actress.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Lindsay Crouse.


1948 Birth Born on May 12, 1948.


1962 14 Years Old Their last collaboration was Mr. President in 1962. "In our family, the work ethic was held up as some kind of byword," Crouse says. "At any hour, somebody's typewriter was going."
1966 18 Years Old After graduating from the Chapin School in 1966 and Radcliffe College in 1970, Crouse began her performing career as a modern and jazz dancer, but she soon switched to acting and made her Broadway debut in Much Ado About Nothing in 1972.


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…  She made her Broadway debut in the 1972 revival of Much Ado About Nothing and appeared in her first film in 1976 in All the President's Men. … Read More
1976 28 Years Old Crouse's film career began in 1976, with small roles in television and theatrical movies.
In 1977, she appeared as Lily Braden, the discontented wife of hockey player Ned Braden in Slap Shot. … Read More


1981 33 Years Old Crouse was on her way to audition for Bob Rafelson's 1981 remake of The Postman Always Rings Twice and Mamet told Crouse to tell Rafelson that "he was a fool if he didn't hire me to write the screenplay." … Read More
1986 38 Years Old Crouse has appeared in featured and guest roles in a number of television series. Notable roles include a recurring portrayal of Kate McBride, a lesbian police officer on Hill Street Blues during its sixth season in 1986, one of the earliest appearances of a lesbian character in a major American TV show. … Read More
1987 39 Years Old Timothy Crouse also co-authored a new libretto for the musical Anything Goes with John Weidman that opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on Broadway on October 19, 1987, and ran for 784 performances.


1990 42 Years Old Crouse and Mamet have two daughters, Willa and Zosia. They divorced in 1990. … Read More


2005 57 Years Old Crouse is a Buddhist and a direct student of Sumati Marut. In 2005, she organized an annual Buddhist educational program, originally held at the Windhover Center for the Performing Arts in Rockport, Massachusetts, and then in 2010 moved to The Governor's Academy in Byfield, Massachusetts. "Buddhism is not an exclusive club. … Read More
2007 59 Years Old In 2007, Crouse opened a revival of The Belle of Amherst, a one-woman show about the life of poet Emily Dickinson, at the Gloucester Stage in Gloucester, Massachusetts. "You can't stop and recite something," says Crouse. "You have to keep the poetry very, very active, which is pretty easy with Dickinson. … Read More


2008 60 Years Old Crouse appeared in Lee Blessing's Going to St. Ives with the Gloucester Stage Company during the summer of 2008 and provided the narration for Virginia Lee Burton: A Sense of Place, a documentary film about Virginia Lee Burton.
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