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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).

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. Wilson died at her home in New Haven, Connecticut, aged 94.

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