Carole "Kelly" Bishop is an American actress and dancer, best known for her roles as matriarch Emily Gilmore on the series Gilmore Girls and as Marjorie Houseman, the mother of Jennifer Grey's Frances "Baby" Houseman in the film Dirty Dancing. Bishop originated the role of Sheila in A Chorus Line, for which she won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical. She also starred as Fanny Flowers in the ABC Family short-lived comedy-drama series Bunheads.
|Born:||Carole Bishop, February 28, 1944, Colorado Springs, Colorado|
|Spouse(s):||Peter Miller, (m. 19, div. 19?)|
|IMDb:||Kelly Bishop's IMDb|
About Kelly Bishop
Played Rory's grandmother, Emily, on the TV series Gilmore Girls.
Kelly Bishop Before Fame
She trained to become a ballet dancer at the American Ballet Theater School and at the San Jose Ballet School.
Achievement of Kelly Bishop
She played Fanny on the TV series Bunheads.
Kelly Bishop Family Life
She married talk show host Lee Leonard in 1981.
Associations of Kelly Bishop
She was in the film Dirty Dancing with Patrick Swayze.
Information related to Kelly Bishop
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School alumni
- Actresses from Boulder, Colorado
- Actresses from Colorado Springs, Colorado
- Actresses from Denver
- Theatre World Award winners
- Actresses from New Jersey
- Drama Desk Award winners