Norma Connolly (August 27, 1927 – November 18, 1998) was an American actress having a career spanning five decades and known for her roles on The Young Marrieds as Lena Karr Gilroy and General Hospital as Ruby Anderson.
Connolly married Howard Rodman in 1954; the marriage ended when he died on December 5, 1985. Together, they had three children: two sons and one daughter. She was active in the battle against AIDS, serving on the board of Hollywood Helps. Connolly addressed the concerns of actresses in their limited roles in television and film productions. She died on Wednesday, November 18, 1998, from complications of a stroke.
Connolly was born on August 27, 1927, in Boston, Massachusetts to Beulah and Archie Connolly, where her father owned a lumber business. She graduated from Brandeis University in 1958. Connolly studied acting with Morris Carnovsky at the Leland Powers School of Drama, with both Harold Clurman and Stella Adler at Actors Studio, and at the Cushing Academy.
TV shows 3
Sex Positive (2009)
F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood (1975)
The Other (1972)
Ransom for a Dead Man (1971)
I Dream of Jeannie (1965)
Lena Karr Gilroy
The Young Marrieds (1964)
The Twilight Zone (1959)
The Wrong Man (1956)
Known for Acting
Deathday 1998-11-18 (71 years old)
Place of birth Boston, United States of America
Citizenships United States of America