Zoe Caldwell

Actor, Director, Pickle factory worker
Born: 09/14/1933 in Australia

Filmography

Actor (14)

Altina 2014 (Movie)

(Herself)

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 2011 (Movie)

Oskar's Grandmother (Actor)

Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Voice

Leroy & Stitch 2005 (Movie)

Voice of Grand Councilwoman (Actor)

Birth 2004 (Movie)

Mrs Hill (Actor)

Eugene O'Neill: A Haunted Life 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Just a Kiss 2002 (Movie)

Jessica (Actor)

Lilo and Stitch 2002 (Movie)

of Grand Councilwoman (Voice)

The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Performer

The 43rd Annual Tony Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

The Purple Rose of Cairo 1985 (Movie)

The Countess (Actor)

Sarah 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Lantern Hill (TV Show)

Actor

Sarah (Movie)

(Actor)

Relationships

Edgar

Father

Zoe

Mother

Albert Finney Actor

Companion
Began relationship in 1959 while Finney was still married to Jane Wenham; Wenham cited her as a correspondent in divorce proceedings Split 1960

Robert Whitehead

Husband
Married 1968 until his death June 15, 2002

Charles Whitehead

Son
Born c. 1972; father, Robert Whitehead

Sam Whitehead

Son
Born c. 1969; father, Robert Whitehead

Milestones

2011

Returned to features with a role in "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," Stephen Daldry's feature adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer's novel; co-starred Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock

2004

Landed supporting role opposite Nicole Kidman in "Birth"

2002

Contributed voice to the character Grand Councilwoman in animated feature "Lilo & Stitch"; reprised voice role on Disney Channel's "Lilo & Stitch: The Series"

1995

Returned to acting in Broadway in "Master Class," portraying opera diva Maria Callas; won fourth Tony Award in part expressly written for her by playwright Terrence McNally

1993

Co-starred in off-Broadway production of Terrence McNally's play "A Perfect Ganesh"

1991

Staged Israel Horowitz's play "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" on Broadway

1990

Made rare TV appearance in the Disney Channel movie "Lantern Hill"

1988

Brought in as director on the troubled production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth," starring Glenda Jackson and Christopher Plummer

1986

Acted in the one-person drama "Lillian" as the playwright and author Lillian Hellman

1985

Cast in first film acting role in Woody Allen's "The Purple Rose of Cairo"

1983

Reprised title role in the PBS presentation of "Medea"

1982

Returned to Broadway in the title role of "Medea," co-starring Dame Judith Anderson

1977

Portrayed legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt in the Canadian TV production "Sarah;" aired in the U.S. on "Great Performances" (PBS)

1977

Made Broadway directorial debut with "An Almost Perfect Person," starring Colleen Dewhurst

1974

Starred opposite Robert Shaw in NYC stage production of "Dance of Death"

1972

Appeared in Arthur Miller's play "The Creation of the World and Other"

1968

Landed title role in the Broadway production of "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"; won second Tony Award

1966

Made Broadway debut in the short-lived run of Tennessee Williams' "Slapstick Tragedy"; won first of four Tony Awards

1959

Signed contract with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon; worked with Laurence Olivier, Charles Laughton, Ian Holm, Paul Robeson and Sam Wanamaker

Raised in Melbourne, Australia

At age 19, joined the Union Theatre Repertory Company (a forerunner of the Melbourne Theatre Company); worked with Barry Humphries

Made stage debut at age nine in a Melbourne production of "Peter Pan"; played Slightly Soiled, one of the lost boys

Bonus Trivia

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Her first name was pronounced "ZO" not "ZO-EE."

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Caldwell was dyslexic.

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