- Category : Actress
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (49)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Alignment 1
American actress, onstage from the early '60s; on-screen from 1961. She was awarded two Tony awards, for "A Thousand Clowns," 1963 and "Any Wednesday," 1964, and an Oscar for her first major film role in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf." Other films include "Up the Down Staircase" and "The Out-of-Towners."
Dennis had a relationship with jazzman Gerry Mulligan 1965-1975; one miscarriage. In 1967 she rented a seven-bedroom house in Connecticut where she lived with her mom, three dogs and 37 cats. Eric Roberts, almost 20 years younger, was her companion for five years.
She had surgery and chemotherapy for cancer in 1989, and died of ovarian cancer 3/01/1992, Westport, CT.