Kelly Bishop is an American actress and dancer with a net worth of four million. Carole "Kelly" Bishop was born February twenty eight, 1944 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She's famous for the television viewing role of her as Emily Gilmore on the series Gilmore Girls and for the film role of her as the mother of Jennifer Grey's persona ("Baby") in the film Dirty Dancing. Bishop is likewise known for a role she made in A Chorus Line ("Sheila") that she won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical. Kelly Bishop also starred as Fanny Flowers in the short lived television viewing series Bunheads. Bishop initially studied ballerina at The American Ballet Theatre School then proceeded to San Jose Ballet School. She landed the first job of her dancing in a year round ballet company at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in the age of eighteen. She continued the performances of her in Las Vegas, summer inventory and even on tv until she was finally cast in the 1st Broadway part of her in Golden Rainbow (1967). The big break of her came with a 1976 Tony Award for A Chorus Line. The additional Broadway credits of her include functions in Neil Simon's Proposals, 6 Degrees of Separation and in The last Days of Ballyhoo and Bus Stop. She was also seen in the creation Precious Sons and Becky Shaw in addition to several looks off Broadway and in local theaters. Throughout 1978, Kelly Bishop was cast in Paul Mazursky's movie An Unmarried Woman. The next big role of her came by accident, when she was chosen to replace actress Lynn Lipton as Baby's mom in 1986's Dirty Dancing. The comedy Private Parts and 2000's Wonder Boys is included by the other films of her. On tv, aside from Gilmore Girls, Kelly Bishop came out in The Thorns, The Wildest Dreams of mine, and was a guest star on Murphy Brown, Order and Law, Army Wives, The Good Wife and others.
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