Well-known to television audiences for her role as Flo on the series Alice and her recurring role of Nana on the series Home Improvement, five-time Emmy-Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe award winner Holliday first began her career in theater as a seven-year member of the Asolo State Theater in Florida. While there, she performed in over 70 plays including Much Ado About Nothing, Taming of the Shrew, The Bald Soprano and Hay Fever. She has since starred Off-Broadway in A Quarrel of Sparrows and on Broadway in Picnic, All Over Town, Arsenic and Old Lace and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, which garnered her a Tony Award Nomination. Her feature film credits include All the President's Men, The One and Only, Mrs. Doubtfire, Gremlins, Moon Over Parador and W.W. and the Dixie Dance Kings. She also stars in the upcoming feature film Mr. Wrong. Among her telefilm credits are Missing Children, The Gift of Love, Konrad and You Can't Take It With You.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Polly Holliday Facts
|Birth Name||Polly Dean Holliday|
|Birthday||July 2, 1937 (85)|
|Birthplace||Jasper, Alabama, USA|
|Height||5' 10" (1m78) How tall is Polly Holliday compared to you?|
|Awards||1980 Golden Globe Awards: Supporting Actress In A Television Series (for Alice)|
|1979 Golden Globe Awards: Supporting Actress In A Television Series (for Alice)|