|Born||October 3, 1916
|Died||August 4, 2008
Los Angeles, California
Sally Insul (October 3, 1916 – August 4, 2008) was an US actress who appeared in over fifty different television and film roles during her career.
Insul was born and raised as a native Chicagoan. She wrote and directed her first play when she was 16 years old. She received her degree from Wilbur Wright College, but also trained at the Goodman Theatre, one of Chicago's oldest theatrical institutions.
Insul's television credits included roles in well known series including The X-Files, Wings, Baywatch, Golden Girls, Gilmore Girls, Frasier, Everybody Loves Raymond, My Name is Earl, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Seinfeld.
Her film credits included The Wedding Planner, The Wedding Singer, L.A. Confidential, Primary Colors and Old School. Most recently, Insul appeared as Aunt Peggy in the 2006 film, Click, opposite Adam Sandler. She was also regularly cast in a series of film roles by the Coen Brothers.
Despite her film and television roles, Insul remained active in the theater throughout her career. She had recently performed with the Platinum Players in Beverly Hills, California, in April 2008. Insul, a SAG member, also volunteered at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Insul died of heart failure in Los Angeles on August 4, 2008, at the age of 92. She was survived by her three children, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Her husband, Herbert K. Insul, had died previously. She was buried at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.
- "Sally Insul dies at 92: Actress appeared in 'Wedding Singer,' 'X-Files'". Variety Magazine (Variety.com). 2008-08-07. Retrieved 2008-08-09.