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Madeleine Sherwood

Canadian actress

Died when: 93 years 162 days (1121 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio

 

Madeleine Sherwood

Madeleine Sherwood (born Madeleine Louise Hélène Thornton;November 13, 1922 – April 23, 2016) was a Canadian actress of stage, film and television.

She was widely known for her portrayals of Mae/Sister Woman and Miss Lucy in both the Broadway and film versions of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Sweet Bird of Youth.

She starred or featured in 18 original Broadway productions including Arturo Ui, Do I Hear a Waltz? and The Crucible.In 1963 she won an Obie Award for Best Actress for her performance in Hey You, Light Man!

Off-Broadway.However, she will always be remembered as Reverend Mother Placido to Sally Field's Sister Bertrille in The Flying Nun (1967–70).


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