Carlin Glynn, who won a Tony Award for playing Mrs. Mona Stanley in “Texas’ Best Little Whorehouse” and had supporting roles in the films “Sixteen Candles” and “Journey to Abundance” , has passed away. she is19.
Green died in July after battling dementia and cancer , her daughter, actress Mary Stuart Masterson ( Fried Green Tomatoes , Benny and Joan ), announced in an Instagram post
“My mother, Karyn Greene Masterson, has passed away. Her thoughts are with me. I will always be grateful for those final moments, no matter how difficult,” she wrote. “Death is like birth, in the strangest way. From my first breath to her last. The thread is both fragile and strong.
“She is the most elegantly awkward person you’ll ever meet. Strong, smart, goofy, intuitive, kind, generous, passionate and a deep listener. She was loyal to my father and to the many students and collaborators who were considered her chosen family. ”
Green, went to high school in Houston, married her Work. At the Actors Studio in New York. For the musical comedy about the closing of a real-life chicken ranch brothel, Masterson co-wrote the book with Larry L. King and co-directed with Tommy Thune.
“I originally created the show just to help,” Green recalls in an interview withThe New York Times
. “Peter was hesitant to impose his wife on his collaborators. In the end, all four organizations that wanted to bring the show to Broadway wanted me to stay in the role. So I stopped worrying about nepotism. ”
With Green’s Broadway debut, Best Little Brothel debuted on Broadway in June Sings raucous country western songs and portrays Miss Mona as a complex, sensitive woman with dimensions beyond the stereotypical lady of gold. Times wrote.
Green wanted to bring Mona to the big screen, but it was Burt hired to play opposite Dolly Parton
in the Universal Pictures adaptation.
In Houghton Foote’s Journey to Plenty (1975), which marks Masterson’s directorial debut, Green plays Mrs. Watts’ pungent daughter-in-law, Jesse May (played by Geraldine Page in an Academy Award-winning performance).
A year earlier, she and Paul Dooley had played Molly Ringwald’s
Sam Baker’s forgetful parents in John Hughes’ Sixteen Candles (1980).
2 月出生于克利夫兰19, 14，格林在德克萨斯州中心点长大，她的父亲是那里的加油站老板，然后是镇长。 In Houston, she attended Lamar High School with Tune and met her future husband while an apprentice at the Avery Theatre. (Carol Hall
, who wrote and wrote the music and lyrics forBest Little Brothel, was also in the alley.)
In , Green traveled to New York, where she studied acting with Stella Adler, and appeared in an off-Broadway production of The Matador Waltz.
At the same time she and Masterson got married in (1960) and The Stepford Wives ( )), she put her children aside to raise Alexandra, Mary Stuart and Peter.
“When I was raising my family, I hadn’t worked in years. I’ve really been back in the theater for the past four years,” she said in “It’s hard to get hired when you’ve been out of work for a long time. What I did, however, was work at the Actors Studio; Green also appeared in commercials and made his debut in Sydney Pollack’s Three Days of the Condor ( and then had a huge success in Best Little Whorehouse .
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