Sally Insul

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sally Insul
Born October 3, 1916
Chicago, Illinois
Died August 4, 2008(2008-08-04) (aged 92)
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.[1]

Insul was born and raised as a native Chicagoan.[1] She wrote and directed her first play when she was 16 years old.[1] She received her degree from Wilbur Wright College, but also trained at the Goodman Theatre, one of Chicago's oldest theatrical institutions.[1]

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.[1]

Her film credits included The Wedding Planner, The Wedding Singer, L.A. Confidential, Primary Colors and Old School.[1] Most recently, Insul appeared as Aunt Peggy in the 2006 film, Click, opposite Adam Sandler.[1] She was also regularly cast in a series of film roles by the Coen Brothers.[1]

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.[1] Insul, a SAG member, also volunteered at the University of California, Los Angeles.[1]

Insul died of heart failure in Los Angeles on August 4, 2008, at the age of 92.[1] She was survived by her three children, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.[1] Her husband, Herbert K. Insul, had died previously.[1] She was buried at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.


External links[edit]