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Overview (3)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameBrenda Buell Vaccaro
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

A leading lady on screen, stage and sometimes television, Brenda Vaccaro, was born in Brooklyn but was actually raised in Dallas, Texas.

Her appetite for acting increased following several appearances in high school productions, and she finally started a professional career in the 1960s. Memorable to many in Supergirl (1984), she was nominated for a best supporting actress Oscar in Once Is Not Enough (1975).

Recently appeared in Just Desserts (2004).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Bobby G

Spouse (4)

Guy Hector (2 February 1986 - present)
Charles J Cannizzaro (15 November 1981 - 1982) ( divorced)
William S Bishop (20 July 1977 - 1978) ( divorced)
Martin Fried (25 April 1965 - 1970) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Husky speaking voice

Trivia (7)

Studied acting at New York City's prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse under the legendary acting coach, Sanford Meisner.
Was named as "Queen of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1992.
Has been nominated for three Tony Awards: in 1966 as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Cactus Flower," in 1968 as Best Actress (Musical) for "How Now, Dow Jones," and in 1969 as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "The Goodbye People."
Good friend of Stefanie Powers.
Had a four year live-in relationship with Michael Douglas whom she met on the set of Summertree (1971).
She is of Italian descent.
She is a staunch liberal Democrat and feminist.

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