× based on information from your browser. Besides her four Emmy nominations for “Family,” she received five other Emmy nominations. Most notably, from 1976 to 1980 she starred as Kate Lawrence, the matriarch of an upper-middle-class family in Pasadena, Calif., in a landmark show, created by Jay Presson Allen, who had adapted “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’’ for the stage, and produced by Mike Nichols. THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING, Report: Warrant Issued for Roggie’s Bar Owner, Boston Pops Concert Move Keeps the Beach Boys, Ditches Joey McIntyre, Lawmakers pass compounding pharmacy oversight bill, Follow this list on Twitter: @BostonPopular. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Please reset your password.

Born in Des Moines, Iowa,[1] in 1927 to Hugh Woodruff Thompson and his wife Corlyss (née Gibson), and raised in Fanwood, New Jersey,[2][3] where she attended Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, graduating in the class of 1945. Away from Broadway, her repertory expanded and her reputation grew. All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. Verify and try again. “Yet beneath these bright superficials,’’ Clive Barnes wrote in The Times, “Miss Thompson was able to suggest something a good deal deeper, every so often permitting the enamel to crack, the brightness to darken, and letting us glimpse the piteous fears of mortality in Winnie’s heart.’’. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). University of Pittsburgh Press. Conner, Lynne (2007). She played the country worrywart mother, Mrs. Webb, in the 1977 television film of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,’’ with Hal Holbrook as the stage manager. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. “Family’’ dealt straightforwardly with issues like the marital problems of the Lawrences’ eldest daughter (played by Meredith Baxter Birney); the discovery by the teenage son (Gary Frank) that his longtime best friend was gay; and the distress of the youngest daughter (Kristy McNichol) on overhearing her mother saying that she sometimes wished she hadn’t had her. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. [1] She and her husband lived in Southbury, Connecticut. Hall of Fame", "Theater Hall of Fame inducts Thompson, Lithgow, others", "Sada Thompson, Actress Known for Maternal Roles, Dies at 83", Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sada_Thompson&oldid=957984046, Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners, Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts alumni, Internet Off-Broadway Database person ID same as Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Donald Stewart (1949–2011; her death); 1 child, Episode: "The Missing Bank of Rupert X. Humperdinck", This page was last edited on 21 May 2020, at 12:26.
We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. They gave birth to Liza Stewart.She died on May 4, 2011 in Danbury, Connecticut at age 83. GREAT NEWS! Nancy Darsch, former WNBA coach who helped win Olympic gold, dies at 68, Darsch guided the Ohio State women’s basketball team to the 1993 title game, Billy Tubbs, coach who turned Oklahoma into a basketball powerhouse, dies. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. She discovered the power of storytelling when her mother, Corlyss, took her to the movie “The Man Who Played God,’’ and she was turned toward acting when her parents took her to the Cole Porter musical “Red, Hot and Blue.’’, “That was it,’’ Miss Thompson recalled in 1971. There is a problem with your email/password.

A system error has occurred. Resend Activation Email. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. When she was a girl, her family moved to Fanwood, N.J., where her father, Hugh, became an editor of … Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s long-serving premier, dies at 84. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Add to your scrapbook. First U.S. woman in space blazed a lasting trail A mission specialist on space shuttle Challenger, which launched June 18, 1983, Ride flew again aboard Challenger in 1984 before embarking on a career as a physicist and educator. She won a Tony in 1972 for playing four separate parts — three daughters and their aged mother — in the four vignettes that constitute George Furth’s “Twigs,’’ directed by Michael Bennett. In addition to her daughter, of Burbank, Calif., she leaves her husband, a former executive for Pan American Airlines, and a brother, David, of Gloversville, N.Y. © Copyright 2011 Globe Newspaper Company.

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To the millions of viewers who made ``Family`` one of the most respected series of the 1970s, Sada Thompson will forever be Kate Lawrence, the … Your Scrapbook is currently empty. Try again. Life and career. Failed to remove flower. “To me it was total enchantment. Actor. Please contact Find a Grave at support@findagrave.com if you need help resetting your password. ‘A dark chapter of hate closes’: Notorious racist leader Tom Metzger dead at 82. Resend Activation Email. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday at Danbury Hospital, said her son-in-law, Tony Sgueglia. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. In three seasons, the Sooners averaged more than 100 points per game. or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. Born Sada Carolyn Thompson, she was raised in New Jersey due to her father’s position as a magazine editor. Please note: You are asking volunteers to find and take a photo of the headstone. Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series “Family,” has died. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. He is best remembered for his role as the landlord 'Mr.

Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. “It saddens me greatly that she’s gone,” Meredith Baxter, who early on took over the role of older daughter Nancy in the series, said in a statement to The Times on Friday. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. GREAT NEWS! Born Sada Carolyn Thompson, she was raised in New Jersey due to her father’s position as a magazine editor. The cause was lung disease, said her daughter, Liza Sguaglia.
After a long battle with pancreatic cancer, the celebrated game show host passed away at his home. Failed to delete memorial. Audiences became familiar with her on the small screen with her Emmy Award-winning role as Kate Lawrence in the series “Family” (1976 to 1980), as well as for her Emmy-nominated performances in “Cheers” (1982) and the HBO special “Indictment: The McMartin Trial” (1995). The email does not appear to be a valid email address. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to feedback@findagrave.com and include a link to the page and details about the problem. I knew that was the world I wanted to be in.”.

We’ve updated the security on the site. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Sada G. Thompson Henderson (1905–24 Oct 1992), Find a Grave Memorial no. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. I had to be part of it.’’. Born Sada Carolyn Thompson, she was raised in New Jersey due to her father's position as a magazine editor. I admired her greatly.”, Broderick, who died in 1982, once said that “Sada is about as close as we get in this country to British super-actresses like Dame Edith Evans and Dame May Whitty. pp. The Fallbrook TV repairman who gained fame in the KKK and as leader of WAR died last week in Hemet.

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