Anne Jackson, American actress, Died at 90

Anna Jane “Anne” Jackson was born on September 3, 1925, and died on April 12, 2016)

She was an American actress of television, stage and screen.

Jackson was the wife of actor Eli Wallach.

Anne Jackson was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Paddy Chayefsky’s Middle of the Night, in 1956.

Anne won an Obie Award for Best Actress for her performance in two Off-Broadway plays, in 1963, The Typists and The Tiger.

Her screen credits include The Tiger Makes Out, The Secret Life of an American Wife, How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life, Lovers and Other Strangers, Dirty Dingus Magee, and The Shining.

Her various television appearances include Armstrong Circle Theatre, Academy Theatre, The Philco Television Playhouse, Studio One, The Untouchables, The Defenders, Gunsmoke, Marcus Welby, M.D., Rhoda, Highway to Heaven, Law & Order, and ER.

Anne Jackson narrated Stellaluna on an episode of the PBS series Reading Rainbow, aired on October 12, 1994.

She was married to actor Eli Wallach, with whom she acted frequently, from March 5, 1948, until his death on June 24, 2014.

The couple had three children, Peter, Katherine, and Roberta.

Anne Jackson marriage to Wallach was one of the longest and most successful in Hollywood history.

Jackson later taught at the HB Studio in Manhattan, and continued to act in cameo roles.

Anne Jackson passed away at 90 yrs old.