Lange, Hope (1931–2003)

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Lange, Hope (1931–2003)

American stage, tv, and screen actress. Born Nov 28, 1931, in Redding Ridge, CT; died Dec 19, 2003, in Santa Monica, CA; dau. of an actress and a music arranger for Flo Zeigfeld; m. Don Murray (actor), 1956 (div. 1961); m. Alan J. Pakula (producer), 1963 (div. 1971); m. Charles Hollerith Jr., 1986; children: Christopher Murray (actor).

At 12, made Broadway debut in The Patriots (1943); made film debut as Emma in Bus Stop (1956), followed by The Young Lions, The Best of Everything, Wild in the Country, Pocketful of Miracles, Jigsaw, Death Wish, The Prodigal, A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2, Blue Velvet and Just Cause, among others; starred in tv series "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" (1968–70) and "The New Dick Van Dyke Show" (1971–74). Nominated for Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for Peyton Place; won Emmys as Best Actress in a Comedy for "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" (1969 and 1970).

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