Elaine Stritch and Ben Gazzara had a relationship from 1958 to 1960.
American Actress Elaine Stritch was born on 2nd February, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, USA and passed away on 17th Jul 2014 Birmingham, Michigan, USA aged 89. She is most remembered for Twos Company. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
American Actor Ben Gazzara passed away on 3rd Feb 2012 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA aged 81. Born Biagio Anthony Gazzara on 28th August, 1930 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA and educated at St. Simon Stock High School, Bronx, NY (1948), Ben Gazzara is most remembered for Bloodline in a career that spanned 1953–2011. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
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The actress who, one night during the Broadway run of William Inge’s “Bus Stop,” answered a ringing backstage telephone. On the other end was Ben Gazzara. He wanted Kim Stanley. He got Elaine. “He took me to Downey’s Steak House [1950s actors’ hangout, Eighth Avenue and 44th Street] and then took me to my apartment on 52nd Street, and stayed two years.” Until, in Rome, with Gazzara proposing marriage, her eye fell on a beautifully tall, handsome male in a tuxedo coming down a flight of stairs in the Grand Hotel. His name was Rock Hudson. “Arrivederci, Ben . . . And we all know what a bum decision THAT turned out to be.”
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