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Sue Ane Langdon
Sue Ane Langdon
(born Sue Lookhoff; March 8, 1936) is an American actress. She has appeared in dozens of television series and had featured roles in films like A Guide for the Married Man
A Guide for the Married Man
and The Cheyenne Social Club, both directed by Gene Kelly, as well as The Rounders opposite Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
and Glenn Ford
Glenn Ford
and a pair of Elvis Presley movies, Roustabout and Frankie and Johnny. She began her performing career singing at Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall
and acting in stage productions. In the mid-1960s, she appeared in the Broadway musical The Apple Tree,[1] which starred Alan Alda. Her co-starring role on the television series Arnie won her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Television. In 1976, she appeared in Hello Dolly at The Little Theatre on the Square.[2] She was featured mainly in comedies as well as in an occasional dramatic film.

Contents

1 Biography

1.1 Early life 1.2 Career

2 Personal life 3 References 4 External links

Biography[edit] Early life[edit] Langdon was born in Paterson, New Jersey
Paterson, New Jersey
to Albert G. Lookhoff (February 26, 1901 – May 1, 1938) and Grace (née Huddle; January 12, 1908 – November 21, 1980). Grace Lookhoff, an operatic soprano, studied music at Washington University in Saint Louis
Washington University in Saint Louis
and Juilliard. Her opera performances, beginning with her New York debut in Lewisohn Stadium, included appearances with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Three Choirs Festival (Worcester, Massachusetts), the Coolidge Festival (Washington, D.C.), and the Saint Louis Municipal Opera. Grace's teaching career indicates a timeline of where her daughter grew up.

1941–1947 – Instructor of Voice and director of the Vesper Choir, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1947–1951 – Instructor of Voice, Texas A&I, Kingsville

Sue Ane was enrolled at the University of North Texas. She was also briefly enrolled full-time at Idaho State University.[3] Career[edit] Langdon's film debut came in The Great Impostor
The Great Impostor
(1961), starring Tony Curtis. Langdon went on to have leading roles in films such as The Rounders (1965), Hold On! (1966), A Guide for the Married Man
A Guide for the Married Man
(1967), A Man Called Dagger
A Man Called Dagger
(1967), The Cheyenne Social Club
The Cheyenne Social Club
(1970), and A Fine Madness (1966)[4] which led to her posing nude for Playboy magazine. In 1966, United Artists Pictures
United Artists Pictures
released Frankie and Johnny in which Langdon co-starred along with Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas and Harry Morgan. Her later films included The Evictors
The Evictors
(1979), Without Warning (1980), Zapped!
Zapped!
(1982), UHF (1989) and Zapped Again! (1990).

Langdon with Andy Griffith, 1962.

Langdon's first regular role on network series television came as the third actress to play Alice Kramden in Jackie Gleason's The Honeymooners sketches and shows. Preceded by Pert Kelton
Pert Kelton
and Audrey Meadows and followed by Sheila MacRae
Sheila MacRae
and Meadows again, she shared a Life magazine cover with Gleason promoting his 1962 return to weekly variety television. A premature departure from the role following a brief four week run left her mark on the American Scene Magazine era of Gleason's career a small one at best. The press reported at the time "incompatible personality differences" between her and "The Great One". Four years later MacRae took over the role for the color, hour-long musical versions.[5] Langdon was more frequently seen on the small screen in guest spot roles such as Kitty Marsh during the NBC
NBC
portion (1959–1961) of Bachelor Father. The next year, she appeared twice on Rod Cameron's syndicated crime drama COronado 9. In 1961 she made her first of three appearances on Perry Mason as Rowena Leach in "The Case of the Crying Comedian". In 1962, she appeared as nurse Mary Simpson in an episode of CBS's The Andy Griffith
Andy Griffith
Show. (Another actress, Julie Adams, also played Nurse Mary on the Griffith Show.) In another popular situation comedy, Langdon played a scatter-brained defendant on trial in a Dick Van Dyke Show episode called "One Angry Man." Langdon made her second guest appearance on Perry Mason in 1964 as murder victim Bonnie in "The Case of the Scandalous Sculptor." Her third Perry Mason appearance was in the 1966 episode "The Case of the Avenging Angel" as Dorothy (Dotty) Merrill. Other guest appearances on TV programs included Gunsmoke, 77 Sunset Strip, Bourbon Street Beat, Room for One More, Mannix, Thriller, Bonanza, Ironside, McHale's Navy, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Banacek, The Wild Wild West, Hart to Hart, Three's Company, The Love Boat, Happy Days
Happy Days
and as herself on Rowan and Martin's Laugh In. She co-starred in two television series in the 1970s. Arnie, a sitcom starring actor Herschel Bernardi, debuted in 1970 and aired for two seasons on CBS. Langdon portrayed Lillian Nuvo, the wife of a loading dock Forman turned corporate executive, and won a Golden Globe
Golden Globe
award for her performance. Grandpa Goes to Washington, an NBC
NBC
hour-long comedy starring veteran actor Jack Albertson, featured Langdon as Rosie Kelley, the daughter-in-law of an over-65 maverick United States Senator. Premiering in 1978 opposite Happy Days
Happy Days
and Laverne and Shirley, the top-rated block of shows at the time, her third attempt at weekly episodic television lasted four months. A final stab at her own series came in the ABC comedy When the Whistle Blows. A 1980 mid-season replacement, Langdon played Darlene Ridgeway, the owner of a saloon frequented by local construction workers. Another rare 60-minute comedy, it lasted ten weeks. Langdon was presented one of the Golden Boot Awards in 2003 for her contribution to television and cinema westerns. Personal life[edit] Sue Ane Lookhoff married Jack Emrek (born Robert J. Hanusek; 1920–2010) on April 4, 1959 in Las Vegas, Nevada.[6] The couple remained married until his death on April 27, 2010 in Calabasas, California. They had no children. Emrek was a motion picture, stage and television director.[7] References[edit]

^ "The Apple Tree". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved June 2, 2010.  ^ Shervey PhD, Beth; Palmer, Peter (2000). The Little Theatre on the Square: Four Decades of a Small-Town Equity Theatre. Southern Illinois University Press. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-8093-2354-8.  ^ Alumni Records, Idaho State University ^ Lisanti, Tom (2001). Fantasy Femmes of 60's Cinema: Interviews with 20 Actresses from Biker, Beach, and Elvis Movies. McFarland & Company. pp. 290–291. ISBN 978-0-7864-0868-9.  ^ " Sue Ane Langdon
Sue Ane Langdon
profile". The New York Times. Retrieved October 24, 2014.  ^ [1], Nevada Marriage Index, 1956–2005, familysearch.org; accessed April 6, 2015. ^ "Actress Comes Home for Visit in Texas". The Dallas Morning News. February 21, 1961. 

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Golden Globe Award
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for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

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(1981) Shelley Long
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(1985) Olivia de Havilland
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(1986) Claudette Colbert
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(1998) Nancy Marchand
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(1999) Vanessa Redgrave
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(2000) Rachel Griffiths
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(2001) Kim Cattrall
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(2003) Anjelica Huston
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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 29743249 LCCN: no89012872 ISNI: 0000 0000 8109 0327 BNF:

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