Phyllis Newman
Date of Birth
Mar 19, 1935
Birth Place:
Jersey City, NJ


An acclaimed Broadway actress, Phyllis Newman has been occasionally appearing in feature films and on television since the mid-'50s. In the latter medium, Newman was the first woman to fill in for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show; she was also one of Carson's most frequent guests. She made her feature film debut in Picnic (1955). In addition to acting, Newman has published a book of memoirs: Just in Time: Notes From My Life. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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