Ann Wedgeworth Biography
Birthday: January 21, 1934 (Aquarius)
Born In: Abilene, Texas, United States
Ann Wedgeworth was a critically acclaimed American actress who dabbled in movies, plays and television shows. She was initially known as Elizabeth Ann Wedgeworth but she dropped her first name Elizabeth after graduation when she decided to move to New York City and enter the show business. Though she played several exquisite roles throughout her long career, she is most renowned for her role as Merleen Elldridge in the sitcom ‘Evening Shade’ and as Lana Shields in the sitcom ‘Three's Company’. This multi-talented actress made her debut in films with ‘Andy’ (1965), and appeared in supporting roles in several movies thereafter. Her work was rewarded in the form of two NSFC Award nominations for her roles in ‘Sweet Dreams’ (1985) and ‘Citizens Band’ (1977). She also won the Tony Award’s Best Performance by a Featured Actress for ‘Chapter Two’ (1978). Ann was last seen in the movie ‘The Hawk Is Dying’ with Paul Giamatti in the year 2006. This movie was showcased at the famous Sundance Film Festival. She married twice and has two daughters from both her marriages; both her daughters are also actors.