Sandy's Career

 

Sandy Dennis

Sandy’s talent was apparent when
she appeared in high school and college
productions. At Wesleyan in 1955, she
was cast as Emily Webb in Our Town.

submitted by Marlys Ballard

 

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Sandy returned to Lincoln in 1963 to help with a fundraiser for her former sorority at Wesleyan, Willard. In the first photo, Sandy greets admirers, while her mother, Yvonne, attends to Sandy’s dog. In another, she prepares to greet the audience with her good friend Ron Hull. The last picture shows Sandy and Ron visiting with Wesleyan president, Vance Rogers.
submitted by Marlys Ballard

 

Sandy Dennis

Sandy Dennis

Sandy Dennis

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Friends in Nebraska followed Sandy’s career closely. In the photo from KOLN TV, Sandy is interviewed by local broadcaster Wayne West. Later, she is pictured on the Tonight Show with James Garner. The other TV interviews are not identified.
submitted by Marlys Ballard

 

The community of Lincoln celebrated when Sandy’s movie,
Up the Down Staircase
, appeared in 1967.

submitted by Pam Dennis

 

Sandy Dennis

Sandy with Gerry Mulligan at the Moscow Film Festival in 1969.
submitted by Frank Dennis

 

Sandy's Oscar for Who's
Afraid of Virginia Wolfe
.
taken by Millie Dew, Santa Fe,
New Mexico

 

This autographed still was submitted by
Sean Ryan. His parents were neighbors
of the Frank Dennis family and brought
this photo home after a trip to see
Sandy perform on Broadway.

submitted by Sean Ryan

Sandy models her new sable coat after a
shopping trip.

submitted by Pam Dennis

 

Sandy and her manager, Bill Tresch, and actor and friend, Luke
Reilly, in her living room in Westport, Connecticut in 1988.
taken by Millie Dew, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

 
 
 
 
 
   
2005 Sandy Dennis Foundation