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Sixty-six years. Can
you imagine that? Two actors, for hell's sake, who loved strongly for that long
until one died at age 99? No rumors.
No gossip. We saw them cling together as young ones and hold on to each other in old age.
Jackson, the wife in that miraculous coupling, was working at age 84. In smaller roles, aged, many didn't recognize
her as the sexy redhead who held
her own against the biggest in the business in 1960s-era box-office hits about marriage, sex, adultery,
and chicanery. The titles tell the
tale: The Secret Life of an American Wife
Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life
, Zig Zag. But those
roles came after she'd already established herself as a versatile stage actress, gaining both a Tony and an
Obie for her craft.
than subject herself to plastic surgery in a losing effort to stay young and sexy, she used her age to play roles
that other actresses would have
rejected: Golda Meir and Bella Abzug. She appeared as the guest star in countless TV series, from
Gunsmoke and Marcus
Welby to ER and Law and Order.
find her on IMDB here
. She was always worth
Jackson was born in Millvale, Pennsylvania, on September 3, 1926, the daughter of John (formerly Jchekovitch)
Jackson and his wife Stella (nee
Murray). She married Eli Wallach
when she was 23 years old, in 1948. Eli
died on June 24, 2014. Anne followed him on April 12, 2016.
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