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Kate Wilkinson

Kate Wilkinson
Kate Wilkinson in a screencap from Another World
Personal information
Birth nameKate Wilkinson
Birth dateOctober 25, 1916
Place of birthSan Francisco, California, USA
Date of deathFebruary 09, 1993(age 76)
Death placeNew York, NY

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Kate Wilkinson (October 25, 1916, San Francisco, California d. February 9, 1993, New York City) was an American stage, film and television actress, best known for her roles as Viola Stapleton in the CBS soap opera Guiding Light, a role she played from 1976 to 1981, and Clara Hudson on the NBC soap opera Another World, which she played from 1987 to 1989.

In addition to making many guest appearances in supporting roles on television as well as a number of films, she also was a regular on theatre.

Among her stage roles were Mrs. McCollough in 1972-73's Last of Mrs. Lincoln (she also reprised her role in the 1976 film version), and Clairee in the original stage version of Steel Magnolias in 1987 (a role Olympia Dukakis would play in the film version). Her last role was a 1990 guest appearance on

Law & Order.

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