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Phyllis Newman
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Newman in 1966.
Born (1933-03-19)March 19, 1933
Died September 15, 2019(2019-09-15) (aged 86)
Occupation Actress, singer, activist
Years active 1952–2019
Spouse(s)
Adolph Green
(m. 1960; died 2002)
Children
  • Adam Green
  • Amanda Green

Phyllis Newman (March 19, 1933 – September 15, 2019) was an American actress, activist and singer. She won the 1962 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Martha Vail in the Broadway-theatre production of Subways Are for Sleeping. She was nominated twice for the Drama Desk Award.

Newman was a breast cancer survivor. She died on September 15, 2019 in New York City at the age of 86. The cause of death was lung disease-related problems.

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