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Polly Holliday

Actress
Female
Born Jul 2, 1937

Polly Dean Holliday is an American actress. She has appeared on stage, television and in film. She is best known for her portrayal of sassy waitress "Flo" on the hit 1970s sitcom Alice, and her starring role in its short-lived spinoff, Flo. Flo's signature line was "Kiss my grits!"… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1937 Birth Born on July 2, 1937.

THIRTIES

1973 36 Years Old In 1973, she moved to New York and appeared in Alice Childress's play Wedding Band at the Public Theater. … Read More
1976 39 Years Old 1 More Event
While working on All Over Town, she befriended the play's director, Dustin Hoffman, who would later work with her on the 1976 movie All the President's Men.

FORTIES

1983 46 Years Old In 1983, Holliday joined the cast of the CBS-TV sitcom Private Benjamin as a temporary replacement for series regular Eileen Brennan, who was recovering from a serious car injury. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1998 61 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Her notable roles in films include All the President's Men, Mrs. Doubtfire, the 1998 remake of The Parent Trap and her role as Mrs. Ruby Deagle in the 1984 box office smash Gremlins.
2000 63 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000, she appeared at Lincoln Center in a revival of Arthur Laurents's The Time of the Cuckoo.
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