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Tammy Grimes was an American actress and singer, well-known for her own tv series, The Tammy Grimes Show. She was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2003.

Tammy Grimes Early life and Education

Tammy was born as Tammy Lee Grimes on 30th January 1934 in Lynn, Massachusetts. She was born to father, Luther Nichols Grimes, and mother, Eola Willard, a naturalist and spiritualist, and grew up along with her siblings.

Grimes completed her high school graduation at the then all-girls school, Beaver Country Day School and enroll at Stephens College. As she was interested in acting and singing, she went to studied acting at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse and attended Beverley Peck Johnson in order to study singing.

Tammy Grimes Career

Tammy made her stage debut at the Neighborhood Playhouse in 1955 and also starred in Bus Stop the same year. Her performance in the musical comedy The Unsinkable Molly Brown won her a Tony Award twice for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She also portrayed in the movie Titanic as a Western mining millionairess to survive while sinking.

Tammy Grimes in rehearsal for "High Spirits"

Grimes's tv series The Tammy Grimes Show was broadcast in 1966 but couldn't run due to poor rating and unfavorable critical reaction. She was also the host for the final season of CBS Radio Mystery Theater and entertained at different New York City Nightclubs.

The Tammy Grimes Show

Beside acting career, Tammy debuted her solo album, Julius Monk presents Tammy Grimes, in 1959. She also recorded albums like Tammy Grimes, in 1962, and The Unmistakable Tammy Grimes, in 1963, for Columbia Records.

Tammy Grimes Personal life

Moving towards personal life, Tammy married twice. Firstly, she married Christopher Plummer on 16th August 1956. The couple welcomed their first child, Amanda Plummer, Actress. After four years of marital relationship, the couple divorce in 1960 but the reason behind their divorce isn't revealed yet.

Tammy Grimes and Christopher Plummer

Later, Grimes married to Jeremy Slate, Actor, in 1966 but unfortunately divorced after a year of their marital affairs. Afterward, Tammy started dating Richard Bell and after dating for several months, the couple married in 1971. Tammy and Richard were together until the death of Tammy.

Tammy Grimes with Jeremy Slate

On 30th October 2016, American actress and singer, Tammy Grimes left the world. She died in Englewood, New Jersey, at the aged of 82 due to natural causes.

Tammy Grimes Net worth

Tammy earned the good sum of money during her career. Her source of income arose from her acting career. She featured in several hit movies and stage show through which she earned a decent amount of money. Beside acting career, she was also a singer.

Tammy Grimes

Grimes also earned a decent amount of money from her singing career. She had several hit song and albums through which she obtains a good sum of money.

According to different sources, it is found out that she used to obtain $100,000 per episode and earned $400,000 per movies at that time. As per 2017, it is estimated that her current net worth is around $2 million dollar.

Updated On Wed Dec 13 2017 Published On Wed Dec 13 2017 By Jharna Prasai

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