Tammy Grimes - Rotten Tomatoes

Tammy Grimes

Highest Rated:   73% High Art (1998)
Lowest Rated:   8% Can't Stop the Music (1980)
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Birthplace:   Boston, Massachusetts,
Born to a well-to-do Massachusetts family, Tammy Grimes studied drama at Stephens College in Missouri (where one of her instructors was George C. Scott) and New York's Neighborhood Playhouse. Grimes made her off-Broadway debut in the 1956 production The Littlest Revue. In 1959, she won a Theatre World Award for her performance in Look After Lulu; the following year, she graduated to full stardom in the long-running musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown, for which she won the first of her two Tony Awards. She rapidly became typed as a flamboyant, plummy-voiced "kook," a characterization that worked just fine on stage but did not adapt so easily to the more intimate medium of film. Perhaps as a result, Grime's film appearances have been few and far between. In 1966, she starred on the TV sitcom The Tammy Grimes Show, which was axed after three episodes; to clear herself for this assignment, she'd turned down the role of Samantha on Bewitched, which lasted eight seasons. From 1956 through 1960, Tammy Grimes was married to actor Christopher Plummer; their daughter, Amanda Plummer, is an excellent stage and film actress in her own right.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Horror At 37,000 Feet
  • Actor
2014
73% High Art
  • Vera
1998
No Score Yet A Modern Affair
  • Dr. Gresham
1995
No Score Yet Backstreet Justice
  • Mrs. Finnegan
1993
13% Slaves of New York
  • Georgette
1989
43% Mr. North
  • Sarah Baily-Lewis
1988
No Score Yet America
  • Joy Hackley
1986
No Score Yet My Little Pony II---Escape from Catrina
  • Catrina
1986
70% The Stuff
  • Herself
1985
No Score Yet No Big Deal
  • Actor
1983
63% The Last Unicorn
  • Mommy Fortuna
1982
8% Can't Stop the Music
  • Sydney Channing
1980
44% The Runner Stumbles
  • Erna
1979
No Score Yet Tartuffe
  • Actor
1978
No Score Yet 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • Actor
1974
No Score Yet The Borrowers
  • Homily Clock
1973
No Score Yet Play It as It Lays
  • Helene
1972

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