Lindsay Crouse

Born May 12, 1948

Lindsay Ann Crouse is an American actress.

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    Memeorandum - Oct 29, 2013
  • David Halperin: Jury Awards $13 Million To Single Mom Deceived By For Profit College Tied To Mitt Romney
    Huffington Post - Jun 19, 2013
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    Huffington Post - May 30, 2013
  • Shoshanna On 'girls,' Zosia Mamet, On Nightmare Auditions And Famous Parents
    The Huffington Post - USA - May 07, 2012


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."


1970 22 Years Old After graduating from 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. … Read More
1972 24 Years Old …  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
In 1977 she appeared as Lily Braden, the discontented wife of hockey player Ned Braden, in the comedy classic 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


1990 42 Years Old Crouse and Mamet have two daughters, Willa and Zosia. They divorced in 1990. Crouse is now married to Rick Blue, a television director and editor. Crouse's brother is Timothy Crouse, author of The Boys on the Bus about political journalism during the 1972 presidential campaign. … Read More


2005 57 Years Old Crouse is a Buddhist and a direct student of Ven. 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
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