Sally Kellerman





6/2/1936 , Long Beach, California

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Sally Kellerman, born Sally Clare Kellerman on June 2, 1937 in Long Beach, California, is an American actress and singer. After briefly attending Los Angeles City College, Kellerman moved to New York City to study at the Actor's Studio. She appeared in numerous films and television shows in the 1960s before catching her big break when she was cast as "Hot Lips" O'Houlihan in Robert Altman's seminal film, MASH. She would act in a host of notable films in the 1970s, including hits such as Brewster McCloud, Last of the Red Hot Lovers and A Little Romance. Her flagging career was revived in 1986 when she appeared as Rodney Dangerfield's love interest in the hit comedy, Back to School. Kellerman has continued to appear as a guest star in television series such as Law and Order: LA and 90201 as well as independent films such as Night Club and Open House. Signed to a recording contract at the age of eighteen, she has continued to perform over the ensuing decades with artists as varied as Burt Bacharach, Ann Magnuson and Ray Brown, Jr.