Sunday, January 9, 2011

Actress Jill Haworth Passes On

Actress Jill Haworth, who originated the role of Sally Bowles in Cabaret on Broadway and starred in the movie Exodus (1960), passed on 3 January 2011 at the age of 65.

Jill Haworth was born in Sussex, England on 15 August 1945. She studied ballet while young (her mother had been a ballerina). She was only 15 when Otto Premminger cast her as Karen in Exodus. Following Exodus she appeared in such films as Ton ombre est la mienne (1962), Les mystères de Paris (1962), À cause, à cause d'une femme (1963), The Cardinal (1963), In Harm's Way (1965), It! (1967), and Horror House (1969). She appearedo n television in such shows as The Outer Limits, The Rouges, Burke's Law, 12 O' Clock High, Run for Your Life,. Rawhide, and Mission: Impossible. It was in 1966 that she first played Sally Bowles in Cabaret on Broadway.

From the Seventies into the Eighties, Miss Haworth appeared in such shows as Bonanza, The F.B.I., Barretta, and Vega$. She appeared in the films Tower of Evil (1972), The Mutations (1974), and Strong Medicine (1981). Her last appearance on screen was in Mergers and Acquistions in 2001.

Jill Haworth also appeared on stage in the off Broadway shows Seduced and Tunnel Fever or The Sheep is Out.

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