Gender
Female
Born
May 23, 1932
Bronxville, New York, USA
Died
Sep 08, 2011
Colonial Beach, Virginia, USA
Performer
Relations
Wife of
James Congdon
Comments
Biography: Mary Fickett was born on May 23, 1932 in Bronxville, New York. She studied at Wheaton College and at the Neighborhood Playhouse under Sanford Meisner. She joined the Actors Studio and studied with Elia Kazan. She appeared regularly on "All My Children" from 1970 to 1996 and then occasional episodes afterwards. She married James Congdon, Jay Leonard Scheer, and then Allen Fristoe.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Man on Fire" and "Kathy O'." Television credits include: "Bonanza," "All My Children," "Daniel Boone," "The Untouchables," "Naked City," "The Edge of Night," "The Defenders," "General Electric Theater," "Studio One in Hollywood," "Lancer," "Kraft Theatre," "The United States Steel Hour," and "The Doctors and the Nurses."

Other Awards: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement by Individuals in Daytime Drama for "All My Children" in 1973.

Trivia:
Her father, Homer Fickett, directed the radio series "Theater Guild on the Air."
Love and Kisses (Dec 18, 1963 - Dec 28, 1963)
  • Performer: Mary Fickett [Carol Pringle]
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Sunrise at Campobello (Jan 30, 1958 - May 30, 1959)
  • Performer: Mary Fickett [Eleanor Roosevelt]
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Tea and Sympathy (Sep 30, 1953 - Jun 18, 1955)
  • Performer: Mary Fickett
    • Laura Reynolds - Replacement
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I Know My Love (Nov 02, 1949 - Jun 03, 1950)
  • Performer: Mary Fickett
    • Katie -
    • Louise - Replacement
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Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1958 | Nominee  | Sunrise at Campobello
Performer: Mary Fickett

Theatre World

Award

1955 | Recipient  | Tea and Sympathy
Performer: Mary Fickett

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