Swoosie Kurtz is an American actress born and raised in a Military family. She is famous for portraying the role of Alex on the popular television drama Sisters in 1991. Furthermore, she is also an Emmy Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner.
Swoosie Kurtz was born on September 6, 1994, in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States under the birth sign of Virgo. She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Swoosie is the only child of author Margaret “Margo” (née Rogers) and Air Force Colonel Frank Allen Kurtz, Jr. a much-decorated World War II American bomber pilot. Born and raised in a military family, she used to move frequently.
She attended the University of Southern California where she majored in drama. Later she attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic art.
Swoosie Kurtz has never been married and does not have any children, however, when she was the age of 20, she was romantically involved with American artist and video maker Joshua White.
He is mostly known for his work in The Joshua White Show. The couple first met in 1964 and started dating within a few days after they met. Swoosie and Joshua were very happy together until 1970.
However, the reason for their separation has not been revealed yet. Furthermore, after her relationship ended, she has not made any news about dating anyone.
Swoosie Kurtz has not revealed about her net worth yet. However, it has been over 6 decades since she is active in acting, so she might have a net worth near $50 million.
As far, there are no details about her property and salary. However, according to the source, that the average salary of an actor is around $50,313 with the median bonus of $1,015.
Talking about her career, she began her acting by appearing on an episode of the sitcom The Donna Reed Show in 1962 along with her father. Later when she was 18, she took part in the American television panel game show ‘To Tell the Truth’.
On July 1, 1968, she played the role of Ann in the play ‘The Firebugs’ at the Martinique Theatre. Later in 1975, the revival of ‘Ah, Wilderness!‘ marked her Broadway debut.
However, she gained widespread attention after she played Rita Altabel in the first play of noted American playwright Wendy Wasserstein, titled ‘Uncommon Women and Others‘.
Later gaining acclaim as a theatre actor, she made her film debut in the late 1970s. ‘Slap Shot‘ (1977) and ‘Oliver’s Story‘ (1978) were her initial big-screen pursuits.
Since then she has been appearing on numerous movies which include Guilty Conscience, A Time To Live, The Mating Season, Wildcats, Baja Oklahoma, Vice Versa, and Against All Odds. Until now she has played her role in more than 40 movies.
The first television series she played in was in 1962, The Donna Reed Show as Mimi. Till now she has played her role in more than 20 television series including Lethal Weapon, Mike & Molly, Chuck, and Rita Rocks.
As a result of her acting, she has won many awards till now. In 1978, she won Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical. In 1981 she won Tonny Awards, Drama Desk Awards and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Play.
Later in 1990, she won an Emmy Awards (Primetime) for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.