Shirl Conway in The Nurses (1963)
June 13, 1916|
Franklinville, New York
|Died||May 7, 2007
Life and career
She played Ruth Winters in the 1955 musical comedy Plain and Fancy on Broadway, for which she won a Theatre World Award. She also appeared on Broadway in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes  and toured in Auntie Mame.
She played the role of Liz Thorpe in the CBS drama The Nurses (which ran from 1962 to 1965) for which she was nominated for an Emmy award in 1963 for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series. Other TV credits include Route 66, The Defenders, and Caesar's Hour.
- The Strangers Came (1949)
- Variety Staff (May 29, 2007), "Shirl Conway, 90, actress", Variety
- Simonson, Robert. "Shirl Conway, Broadway and Television Actress, Dies at 90" playbill, June 4, 2007
- Shirl Conway Broadway ibdb.com, accessed August 14, 2015