Ellen Crawford

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Ellen Crawford
Born Ellen Ann Crawford
(1951-04-29) April 29, 1951 (age 63)
Normal, Illinois, U.S.
Other names Ellen Genovese
Occupation Television actress
Years active 1975-present
Spouse(s) Mike Genovese, (?-present)

Ellen Crawford (born April 29, 1951) is an American actress. Most recently, she co-starred as Edith, in The Man from Earth. She also played Nurse Lydia Wright on ER from 1994–2003 and then again in 2009 for the series finale. She has performed on stage as well, most recently as Nora Melody in "A Touch of the Poet" by Eugene O'Neil, for Friendly Fire Theatre in New York City. Crawford also made a couple of guest appearances in 2010 in dramedy Desperate Housewives.

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Crawford was born in Normal, Illinois, graduated from Carnegie Mellon University's college of Fine Arts in 1975. She is married to veteran character actor Mike Genovese.

Art imitated life for the couple. On ER, Genovese portrayed officer Alfred Grabarsky, who Nurse Wright wed during the show's third season.

Currently she is performing on stage at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, in Cedar City Utah. She is Mrs Bennett in Pride and Prejudice and Miss Havisham in Great Expectations.

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