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Wilson at the 2011 Inge Festival.

Elizabeth Welter Wilson (April 4, 1921 – May 9, 2015) was a Tony Award-winning American actress. She appeared in movies such as Picnic (1955), The Goddess (1958), The Tunnel of Love (1958), A Child Is Waiting (1963), The Birds (1963), The Graduate (1967), Catch-22 (1970), The Day of the Dolphin (1973), The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975), 9 to 5 (1980), Grace Quigley (1985), Regarding Henry (1991), The Addams Family (1991), Quiz Show (1994), and Hyde Park on Hudson (2012).[1]

Wilson was born on April 4, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She was of English and German ancestry. She was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2007.[1] Wilson died at her home in New Haven, Connecticut, aged 94.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Elizabeth Wilson biography". filmreference.com. Retrieved February 15, 2014.

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