Phyllis Newman (Stage Actress) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Phyllis Newman

Phyllis Newman was an American actress and singer. She won the 1962 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Martha Vail in the Broadway-theatre production of Subways Are for Sleeping and was nominated twice for the Drama Desk Award.

Born: March 19, 1933, Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: September 15, 2019, New York City, U.S.
Occupation: Actress, singer
Years active: 1952–2019
Children: Adam Green, Amanda Green
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About Phyllis Newman

Tony Award-winner for her performance in Subways Are For Sleeping, and nominee for her role in Broadway Bound.

Before Fame

She attended PS 17 and Lincoln High School in New Jersey, and was voted Most Likely to Become a Hollywood Star and Most Pull With the Faculty.


Her television career took off in the 1960s and 1970s, when she appeared on shows such as What’s My Line? and Match Game. She originated the role of Rene Buchanan on the soap opera One Life to Live.

Family Life

She married Adolph Green in 1960, and their daughter is singer Amanda Green.


She was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

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Latest information about Phyllis Newman updated on September 14, 2020.

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