Elaine Stritch (1925 – 2014) was an American actress and singer, best known for her work on Broadway. She appeared in numerous stage plays and musicals, feature films and many television programs. Elaine was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1995.
Elaine won an Emmy Award in 1993 for her guest role on Law & Order and another in 2004 for the television documentary of her one woman show. From 2007 to 2012, she had a recurring role on NBC’s 30 Rock, a role that won her a third Emmy in 2007.
Elaine performed a cabaret act in New York City at the Cafe Carlyle in the Carlyle Hotel, from 2005 until she left New York in 2013.
Elaine Stritch died in her sleep at her home in Birmingham, Michigan, in 2014. She was 89 years old.