Rosemary De Angelis
|Rosemary De Angelis|
April 26, 1933 |
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Rosemary De Angelis (born April 26, 1933) is an award-winning American stage, screen, and television actress.
Life and career
Rosemary De Angelis was born on April 26, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, to parents Francis and Antoinette (née Donofrio) De Angelis. De Angelis came late to professional acting work. She made her film debut at the age of 41 in Columbia Pictures' For Pete's Sake in 1974. She was also in the film The Last Detail that same year and the PBS television special Monkey, Monkey. In 1977 she played the role of the Mother in the play The Transformation of Benno Blimpie at the Astor Place Theatre in New York City. De Angelis won a Drama Desk Award for her performance.
In 1978 De Angelis cast as Mrs. D'Amato on the NBC television series The Doctors. In 1979 she was in minor roles in the films Just Me and You and The Wanderers. In 1982 she played the recurring role of Millie on CBS' Baker's Dozen. In 1983 she played a welfare worker in the ABC television movie Enormous Changes at the Last Minute. In 1985, De Anglelis had two leading roles on the stage, Vera Vasilyevna in The Nest of the Woodgrouse at the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Eisenhower Theatre, and the Kennedy Center, and the role of Mistress Overdone in Measure for Measure at the Delacorte Theatre. Also that year, De Angelis appeared as Nina in the movie Out of the Darkness.
In 1986, De Angelis appeared as Jean Blake in the television show Another World and Mrs. Portman in the television show The Equalizer. In 1987, De Angelis appeared as Catherine Reardon in And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little at the Missouri Repertory Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1991, De Angelis guest-starred on Law & Order in the episode "Misconceptions" as Dr. Mishon. De Angelis returned for one episode on that show the next year. In 1993, De Angelis appeared as the Older mother in the movie Household Saints. In 1994, she played the role of Aunt Vicky in the movie Angie.