Hollywood's Oldest Working Actress Dies at Age 105

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January 23, 2018

Hollywood's oldest working actress has died at age 105 years old. Connie Sawyer was born on November 27, 1912, in Pueblo, Colorado.

 

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Her six-decade acting career began when she was just eight years old when she won a talent contest in Oakland, California. When she turned 18, she landed her first vaudeville show.

 

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During Sawyer’s earlier acting years, legendary actress, singer, and comedian, Sophie Tucker, became her mentor and helped guide her through her acting career. Sawyer went on to Broadway where she acted alongside Frank Sinatra in "A Hole in the Head."

 

Throughout Sawyer’s career, she played several parts in hit shows, such as, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Andy Griffith Show," "All in the Family," "Murder, She Wrote," "Archie Bunker's Place," "Home Improvement," and so many more.

 

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To many fans, she is most recognized in the hit movie, "Dumb and Dumber," acting alongside Jim Carrey. Sawyer also had roles in "The Pineapple Express," and "When Harry Met Sally."

 

Sawyer had over 140 acting credits to her name. Most of them were television roles. She also published her autobiography called, "I Never Wanted to be a Star — And I Wasn't."

 

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Check out her classic role as the older woman who steals Jim Carrey's wallet in "Dumb and Dumber" below:

 

 

In an interview with Ben Mankiewicz, she reveals her secret to her long and healthy life:

 


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