Sally Kellerman

Born Jun 2, 1937

Sally Clare Kellerman is an American actress and singer known for her role as Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in the film MASH, for which she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

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1937 Birth Sally Clare Kellerman was born June 2, 1937 in Long Beach, California, to Edith Baine (née Vaughn; 1911–1998), a piano teacher, and John "Jack" Helm Kellerman (1900–1971), a Shell Oil Company executive. … Read More


1964 27 Years Old In 1964, Kellerman played Judith Bellero, the manipulative and ruthless wife of Richard Bellero (played by Martin Landau), in an episode of The Outer Limits entitled "The Bellero Shield". … Read More
1965 28 Years Old She played leading lady to David Niven in his television series The Rogues in 1965 for an episode entitled "God Bless You, G. Carter Huntington" which revolved around her striking beauty to a large degree, and appeared in a 1965 Alfred Hitchcock Hour episode titled "Thou Still Unravished Bride." … Read More


1969 32 Years Old She turned down a role in Paul Mazursky's 1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice. … Read More
1970 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Kellerman received her breakthrough role (Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in Robert Altman's M*A*S*H) in 1970. … Read More
1972 35 Years Old On March 6, 1972 Kellerman divorced Edelstein, citing irreconcilable differences.
1975 38 Years Old In October 1975, Kellerman sang at Reno Sweeney, and performed two shows nightly at the Rainbow Grill from November 25 to December 14. … Read More


1980 43 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 11, 1980, Kellerman married Jonathan D. Krane in a private ceremony at Jennifer Jones' Malibu home. Krane died on August 1, 2016. … Read More


1992 55 Years Old 1 More Event
Late in the decade Kellerman planned to release her second album, which would have included "It's Good to Be Bad, It's Bad to Be Good" from 1992's Boris and Natasha: The Movie (which she produced and starred in as Natasha Fatale); however, the album was never released.
1995 58 Years Old From April 18 to May 21, 1995, Kellerman played the title role in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre production of Mame. … Read More
1996 59 Years Old In 1996, Kellerman played a calculating sister in an episode of The Naked Truth, "Sister in Sex Triangle with Gazillionaire!" A year later, she collaborated with Altman for the last time in "All the President's Women", an episode of the director's TV series Gun. … Read More


1997 - 2004 5 More Events
2008 71 Years Old In September 2008, Kellerman recorded a duet with Ray Brown, Jr. (son of Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Brown), "I Thought About You", for Brown's duet CD Friends and Family.
2009 72 Years Old In 2009 Kellerman released a jazz and blues album, Sally, her first since Roll With The Feelin. … Read More
2012 75 Years Old On July 7, 2012, Kellerman appeared with Tito Ortiz, Cary Elwes and Drake Bell in an episode of the Biography Channel's Celebrity Ghost Stories.
2013 76 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 30, 2013 the actress released her memoir, Read My Lips: Stories of a Hollywood Life, published by Weinstein Books. … Read More
2014 77 Years Old 1 More Event
Kellerman would return in the second season Maron episode "Mom Situation", and as part of an August 6, 2014 Epix Network documentary celebrating the life of Robert Altman.
2016 79 Years Old In 2016, she continued her recurring role on Maron and also played in five episodes of the new series Decker. … Read More
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