Eileen Herlie
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Eileen Herlie
Pine Valley Presence
Mrs. Red Kilgren
1996
At A Glance

Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, Ms. Herlie worked for several years in the Scottish National Theatre and in the English theater in the company of Tyrone Guthrie. Among her first hit plays on the London stage was Jean Cocteau's The Eagle Has Two Heads.

On Broadway, she starred as Queen Gertrude opposite Richard Burton's Hamlet and played the same role in the film with Sir Laurence Olivier. She also starred on Broadway with Ruth Gordon in The Matchmaker, with Jackie Gleason and Walter Pidgeon in Take Me Along, with Ray Bolger in All American, and as Queen Mary in Crown Matrimonial. Ms. Herlie's other film credits include Freud with Montgomery Clift and Sidney Lumet's The Seagull with Simone Signoret.

Ms. Herlie guest starred as Myrtle Fargate on two other ABC daytime dramas, Loving and One Life To Live.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
One Life to Live
Myrtle Fargate
November 8, 2000 and in February 2001

All My Children
Mrs. Red Kilgren
1996

All My Children
Myrtle Fargate
1976 to June 23, 2008; December 19, 2008
Acting Portfolio: FILM
The Sea Gull
Polina
1968

Hamlet
Gertrude
1964

Freud
Frau Ida Koertner
1962

She Didn't Say No!
Bridget Monahan
1958

For Better, for Worse
Anne's Mother
1954

Isn't Life Wonderful!
Mother
1953

The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan
Helen D'Oyly Carte
1953

The Angel with the Trumpet
Henrietta Stein
1950

Hungry Hill
Katherine
1947

Kismet
Handmaiden
1944
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys, Outstanding Supporting Actress (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986)

Soap Central Dankies Winner, Most Missed Performer (2009; for All My Children)
Vital Statistics

PLACE OF BIRTH: Glasgow, Scotland

DATE OF BIRTH: March 8th, 1918

HEIGHT: 5'4"

HAIR: Chestnut brown

EYES: Brown

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