October 07, 2022

Sally Kellerman (Actress) Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 25, 2022

Short Biography

Sally Kellerman was born on 02-06-1937 in Long Beach in the state of California, United States. She was an American Film Actress, Television Actress, Voice Artist, Singer, Memoirist & Author who was popularly known for her work in Hollywood. She was famously known for Robert Altman's film "MASH" as Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan.

Other Name: Sally Clare Kellerman, Sally
Other Professions: Television Actress Voice Artist Singer Memoirist Author
Appearance: Hollywood

Sally Kellerman Complete Bio & Career

Sally is an American actress, singer, and  born to a piano teacher, Adith Baine at Long Beach California. Later her family moved to Granda hills which were a very unpopulated area. She attended Hollywood High School, Los Angeles, California. She was not much friendly in childhood. Then, he went to Los Angeles City College, California. She also took professional acting training from Jeff Cory’s acting classes. She had to struggle at the beginning of her career. She played short roles in many television shows as Cheyenne and Bachelor Father.
The actress made her acting debut with the film Reform School Girl in 1957. The film could not perform well. Her first major role came in the film Comedy war film M*A*S*H in 1970. The film was directed by  Robert Altman based on Richard Hooker’s novel. The actress performed well in the film and got nominated for Best Supporting Actress at Golden Globe Awards, Golden Laurel, and genie Awards.  She bagged the Best Supporting Actress award at Golden Laurel and KCFCC Award.
She is also well-known for the television series The Young and the Restless. She also got a nomination for Best Actress at Emmy Awards for the series. She also appeared at the late-night comedy show Saturday Night Live as a Host in 1987. Her performance in the role of a woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease in Night Club was highly appreciated and also won the Allocade competition award for Best Actress. 
On February 24, 2022, she breathed her last at Woodland Hills, California at the age of 84. She was died due to a Cardiac arrest.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Sally Kellerman was suffering from dementia and had a care facility at her residence in Woodland Hills. She took her last breath at the age of 84 on 24-02-2022 (Thursday) at her home in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.

DEATHDAY 24 February,2022 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California

Sally Kellerman Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father John Helm Kellerman
Mother Edith Baine Vaughn
Brother None
Sister Diana Dean Kellerman (elder)
Sister Victoria Vaughn Kellerman (younger, died at the age of one year)
Affair William Duffy
1st Husband Rick Edelstein (1970-1972)
Husband Jonathan D. Krane (Marriage Date: 11-05-1980)
Son Jack Krane
Daughter Hannah Krane
Daughter Claire Kellerman (adopted on 30-01-1976)

She was born to a Shell-oil executive father John Helm Kellerman and a piano teacher mother Edith Baine Vaughn. She was the second child of three including an elder sister Diana Dean Kellerman and a younger sister named Victoria Vaughn Kellerman, who died at the age of one year. On 17-12-1970, she married a writer, television director Rick Edelstein. The couple got divorced on 06-03-1972. She adopted her sister Diana Dean Kellerman's daughter Claire Kellerman on 30-01-1976. She remarried screenwriter Jonathan D. Krane on 11-05-1980 privately. Together they had a daughter named Hannah Krane and a son named Jack Krane. Her husband died on 01-08-2016 at the age of 64.

Life's Important Dates Of Sally Kellerman

Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Waist Size 30
Hip Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Long Beach, California, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Address Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
School Hollywood High School, Los Angeles
College Los Angeles City College, California
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Writing, Social Activities, Singing
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Reform School Girl (1957)
Television - Cheyenne (1962)
Music Album - Roll with the Feelin (1972)
Best Movies MASH (1970), It Rained All Night the Day I Left (1980) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Pink, Grey
Favorite Place Santa Monica Beach
Favorite Dress Gowns

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sally Kellerman

  • Sally Kellerman was well known for her film ''MASH" as Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan.
  • She worked as a waitress at Chez Paulette to meet her daily needs and pay her college fees.
  • She was very shy during school days and hardly makes any friends.
  • She was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival in 2013.
  • She also wrote the book "Read My Lips: Stories of a Hollywood Life" and shared her experiences in Hollywood.
  • In the last days of her life, the actress was suffering from Dementia, a serious brain disease.
  • She was also worked for the people of low-income groups by Joining the "Love Can'' initiative in 2014.

Sally Kellerman Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Sally Kellerman was 84 years 8 months & 22 days old age.