Swoosie Kurtz

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'''Swoosie Kurtz''' played the role of Emily Locke.

==Background==
* Her name "Swoosie" is derived from the air plane "Swoose" - half swan, half goose - which her father piloted in WW-II.
* She and her father both appeared on the game show ''To Tell the Truth''. Col. Kurtz was the contestant, and 18-year-old Swoosie came out at the end of the game to identify her father by handing him his uniform jacket.
* May 28, 1991 Starred in the first production of Terrence McNally's play ''Lips Together, Teeth Apart'' with Nathan Lane, Christine Baranski, and Anthony Heald.
* Appeared in season 5 of "Desperate Housewives" ("The Story of Lucy and Jessie") as a schoolteacher who mistakenly thinks her assistant, Susan (Teri Hatcher), is romantically interested in her.
* Has twice won Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) in 1981 for ''The Fifth of July'' and in 1986 for ''The House of Blue Leaves.'' 
* Nominated two other times in 1978 as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for ''Tartuffe,'' and in 2004 as Best Actress (Play) for ''Frozen.''
* Awards Received several Emmy and Golden Globe nominations and an Emmy for her guest-starring performance on Carol Burnett's comedy series ''Carol & Company.''

==Trivia==
* Swoosie's mother is ''Margo'' Kurtz. Jack's mother is also named Margo.

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