Nebraska Authors

Sandy Dennis

Born 1937-04-27 Hastings, NE (USA)

Died 1992-03-02
Westport, CT (USA)

Daughter of Jack and Yvonne Dennis

Places Lived

Kenesaw, NE
Lincoln, NE
New York, NY
Westport, CT

Author Of

  • Biography




Lincoln High School, Class of 1955, Lincoln, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
University of NE-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Film Actress
Stage Actress


“150 Notable Nebraskans”, Number 61 on the Journal Star Sesquicentennial List of Significant Nebraskans
Moscow International Film Festival Best Actress Award, 1967
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, 1966
Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, 1964
Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, 1963
Theatre World Award, 1960



Sandy Dennis: A Personal Memoir. 1997.

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