American stage and screen actress who received Tony Awards on her behalf performances in the Broadway productions from the Heiress and THE NICE Doctor. She shipped acclaimed Off-Broadway shows in Traveling Miss Daisy and Long Day’s Trip Into Night time. She also performed Gloria Forrest in the 2011 film Dolphin Story. She debuted on Broadway inside a 1955 creation of YOUR SKIN of Our Tooth. She made an appearance in such movies as In the Down Staircase, Bringing up Cain, and Julie & Julia. With her spouse, Thomas Carlin, she elevated six kids. She performed the mom of acting professional John Ratzenberger’s personality in the tv screen series Cheers.