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Helen Hanft

( b. Apr 03, 1934 Bronx, New York, USA - d. May 30, 2013 New York, New York, USA ) Female

Biography: Helen Hanft was born on April 4, 1934 in the Bronx, New York to Esther and Benjamin Hanft. She attended the High School of Performing Arts in New York City. She married William Landers. She performed at many Off Off Broadway venues in the 1960s and '70s such as La MaMa Experimental Theater Club, Joseph Papp's Public Theater, and Caffe Cino.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Manhattan," "Stardust Memories," "The Purple Rose of Cairo," "Arthur," "Next Stop, Greenwich Village," and "Willie & Phil." Television credits include: "Big Shots in America," "Clinton and Nadine," "Mathnet," and "Law & Order."

1975 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Play
Helen Hanft (for "Women Behind Bars" (Entire Female Ensemble)) [nominee]
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