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Kelly Bishop

Personal information
Birth nameCarole Bishop
Birth dateFebruary 28, 1944(age 72)
Place of birthColorado Springs, Colorado, USA
OccupationActress
SpouseLee Leonard (1981-present)
Peter Miller (divorced)

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Carole “Kelly” Bishop (born February 28, 1944) is an American actress and dancer, best-known for her roles as matriarch Emily Gilmore on the series Gilmore Girls, and as the mother of Jennifer Grey's character in the film Dirty Dancing. Bishop created the role of Sheila in A Chorus Line, for whcih she won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical.


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