Swoosie Kurtz Biography
Swoosie Kurtz is an American actress better known for her role as Beverly Burns on the television series Man with a Plan and on the movie True Stories. Throughout her career, Kurtz has won several awards like an Emmy Award and two Tony Award.
Swoosie Kurtz Early life and Education
Swoosie Kurtz was born on September 6, 1944, in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. She is the only child of an author Margaret “Margo” and Air Force Colonel Frank Allen Kurtz, Jr. Her father was one of the much-decorated World War II American bomber pilots. Her father gave her first name “Swoosie.”
Kurtz majored in drama from the University of Southern California. After that, she attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art for her further studies.
Swoosie Kurtz Career
At the age of 17, Swoosie Kurtz made her first television appearance through The Donna Reed Show 4th season episode “The Golden Trap” in 1962. In the same year, Kurtz and her father together appeared on the game show, To Tell the Truth.
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Likewise, Kurtz made her first movie appearance through Slap Shot as Shirley Upton in 1977. Furthermore, she also starred as Marsha in the movie First Love. Well, her breakthrough came after Kurtz starred in the movie Uncommon Women and Others for which she won a Drama Desk Award.
In 1981, Kurtz appeared in the sitcom Love, Sidney in 1981 for which she got her first Emmy Award nomination. However, in 1990 Kurtz won her first Emmy Award for her guest-role in the comedy series Carol & Company.
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From 1991 to 199, Kurtz starred in the NBC drama Sisters, for which she was nominated for two more Emmy Award. Well, in 2017 she appeared in three episodes of the television series Man with a Plan as Beverly Burns.
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— Man With A Plan (@ManWithAPlan) December 5, 2017
Swoosie Kurtz Personal life
Renowned actress, Swoosie Kurtz in 73 years old and yet she is not married. Kurtz mostly keeps her personal details under shade so the actual reason behind not getting married hasn’t been disclosed. However, Kurtz dated an American actor Brent Spiner in 1987.
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Besides this, there are no any records of her other relationships and hasn’t been the part of the controversy. Moreover, her sexuality is also straight. Kurt hasn’t done or said anything that makes us feel doubt regarding her sexuality. Well, Kurtz might be enjoying a single life.
Swoosie Kurtz Net worth
Since a long time, Swoosie Kurtz is still active in the field of acting and has starred in several movies, theater as well as in the television series. Her main source of income is through acting. Furthermore, Kurtz has also won several awards.
Instagram: Dog of Swoosie Kurtz
According to the recent data, the estimated net worth of Kurtz is $50 million. Well, she also owns a dog.