Carrie Nye

American actress (1936-2006)
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Carolyn Nye McGeoy (October 14, 1936 – July 14, 2006), known professionally as Carrie Nye, was an American actress. She was nominated for a Tony Award in 1965, a Primetime Emmy Award in 1980, and a Drama Desk Award in 1981. She was known for her roles in The Group (1966), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979), Creepshow (1982), Too Scared to Scream (1985), and Hello Again (1987).

Nye was born in Greenwood, Mississippi. She studied at Yale University. She was married to Dick Cavett from 1964 until her death in 2006. They had no children.

Nye died on July 14, 2006 in Manhattan, New York from lung cancer at the age of 69.[1]


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