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Name  Tresa Hughes

Role  Film actress
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Died  July 24, 2011, New York City, New York, United States
Education  Maryland Institute College of Art
Movies  Fame, Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
Nominations  Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play
Similar People  Alan Parker, Gilbert Cates, Arthur Hiller

Tresa Hughes (September 17, 1929 – July 24, 2011) was an American stage, film and television actress. Hughes was nominated for Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play in 1961 for her role in The Devil's Advocate. Her film and television credits included Don Juan DeMarco, Fame and Another World.

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Hughes debuted on Broadway in the 1959 production of The Miracle Worker as actress Anne Bancroft's understudy in the role of Annie Sullivan. She received a Tony Award nomination during the next season in 1961 for The Devil's Advocate, an adaptation by Dore Schary of the novel of the same name by Morris West, but lost to Colleen Dewhurst. Hughes enjoyed a Broadway career which spanned more than thirty years. Her Broadway credits included Dear Me, The Sky is Falling in 1963, The Advocate in 1963, The Last Analysis in 1964, Spofford in 1967, The Man in the Glass Booth in 1968, Beggar on Horseback in 1970, The Prisoner of Second Avenue in 1971, Golda in 1977, Tribute in 1978, The American Clock in 1980, Lolita in 1981, Woody Allen's The Floating Light Bulb in 1981 and Cafe Crown in 1989.

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Hughes' movie credits included roles in Coming Home in 1978, Fame in 1980, Bad Medicine in 1985, Grandma DeMarco in the 1995 film, Don Juan DeMarco, starring Johnny Depp and Marlon Brando, and A Fish in the Bathtub in 1999. Her television roles included NYPD Blue, Wonderland, Ed and several castings on Law & Order.

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Tresa Hughes died on July 21, 2011, at the age of 81. She was survived by her daughter, Rebecca, and grandson, William. Hughes was a resident of New York City.

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Partial filmography

  • The Hospital (1971) - Mrs. Donovan (uncredited)
  • Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973) - Elspeth Gutshall
  • Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973) - Betty
  • The Sentinel (1977) - Rebecca Stinnett
  • Coming Home (1978) - Nurse Degroot
  • Fame (1980) - Mrs. Finsecker
  • Bad Medicine (1985) - Dr. Elisabeth Marx
  • Don Juan DeMarco (1994) - Grandmother DeMarco
  • Dirty Laundry (1996) - Betty Greene
  • A Fish in the Bathtub (1999) - Ida
  • References

    Tresa Hughes Wikipedia


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