Shirl Conway (Performer) | Playbill

Shirl Conway


An austere beauty of regal appearance and high cheekbones, Ms. Conway was best known for her role as head nurse Liz Thorpe in the CBS prime time drama "The Nurses," which ran from 1962 to 1965. She received an Emmy nomination for her part. Other television work included "Route 66," "The Defenders," "The Naked City," "Joe & Mabel" and Sid Caesar's "Caesar's Hour."

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  • Born: Jun 13, 1916 in Franklinville, NY
  • Death: May 07, 2007 in Shelton, WA

Roles (2)

Plain and Fancy Playbill - Jan 1955 Plain and Fancy
Opened January 27, 1955
  • as Ruth Winters (Original)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Playbill - Dec 1949 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Opened December 08, 1949
  • as Dorothy Shaw (Replacement)
    Arrived On Nov 30, 1950


Theatre World Awards
1955 Theatre World Award Winner

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