Tuesday Weld

Born Aug 27, 1943

Tuesday Weld is an American actress. She began her acting career as a child, and progressed to more mature roles during the late 1950s. She won a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Female Newcomer in 1960. Over the following decade she established a career playing dramatic roles in films.… Read More

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1943 Birth Born on August 27, 1943.
1947 3 Years Old Weld was born Susan Ker Weld in New York City. Her father, Lathrop Motley Weld, was a member of the Weld family of Massachusetts; he died in 1947, shortly before his daughter's fourth birthday. … Read More


1956 12 Years Old 1 More Event
Using Weld's résumé from modeling, her mother secured an agent and Tuesday (an extension of her childhood nickname, "Tu-Tu", so named by her young cousin, Mary Ker, who could not pronounce "Susan") Weld made her acting debut on television at age 12 and her feature film debut that year in a bit role in the 1956 Alfred Hitchcock crime drama, The Wrong Man. … Read More
1959 15 Years Old In 1959, having appeared as Dorothy in The Five Pennies, she was cast in the CBS television series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis as Thalia Menninger, the love interest of Dobie Gillis (played by Dwayne Hickman), whose rivals for Thalia's affection included Milton Armitage (played by Warren Beatty). … Read More
She was put under contract to Twentieth Century-Fox and appeared in feature films and episodes of Fox-produced TV series. In 1960, she appeared as Joy, a free-spirited university student in High Time, starring Bing Crosby and Fabian Forte.
1961 17 Years Old 1 More Event
On November 12, 1961, she played a singer, Cherie, in the seventh episode of ABC's television series Bus Stop, with Marilyn Maxwell and Gary Lockwood. … Read More
1962 18 Years Old Tuesday Weld was Stanley Kubrick's first choice to play the role of Lolita in his 1962 film of the same name, but she turned the offer down, saying: "I didn't have to play it. … Read More
1963 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1963, she guest-starred as Denise Dunlear on The Eleventh Hour, in the episode "Something Crazy's Going on the Back Room". … Read More


1965 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1965, she appeared in the successful Norman Jewison film The Cincinnati Kid, opposite Steve McQueen. … Read More
1971 27 Years Old Of the marriage, Weld told Guy Flatley of The New York Times in 1971, "Mama hated my husband—she's a jealous lover, you know. … Read More


1975 31 Years Old She married British actor, musician and comedian Dudley Moore in 1975. In 1976 they had a son, Patrick, an actor, director and editor. They divorced in 1980.
1982 38 Years Old On his 1982 hit single "New Frontier", Donald Fagen sings: "Introduce me to that big blonde, she's got a touch of Tuesday Weld." … Read More


1984 40 Years Old In 1984, she appeared in Sergio Leone's gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America, playing a jeweler's secretary who is in on a plan to steal a shipment of diamonds. … Read More
1985 41 Years Old In 1985 she married Israeli concert violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman; they divorced in 1998. … Read More
1993 49 Years Old In 1993, she played a police officer's neurotic wife in Falling Down, starring Michael Douglas and Robert Duvall.
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