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Dimitra Arliss, American actress (The Sting, General Hospital, Xanadu), died from complications from a stroke, she was 79


Dimitra Arliss,[1] sometimes credited as Dimitra Arlys, was an American actress died from complications from a stroke, she was 79..

(October 23, 1932 ā€“ January 26, 2012)

Of Greek descent,[2] she was born in Lorain, Ohio, on October 23, 1932. Her acting career began at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. She first gained attention after appearing in Arthur L. Kopit‘s Broadway play Indians in the 1960s in which she played a Native American
character who spoke with an Italian accent. She went on to appear in
multiple stage, television and film productions including the 1973
classic The Sting.

Voice-over work

She voiced Anastasia Hardy in the Spider-Man: The Animated Series
episodes “The Sins Of The Fathers, Chapter II: Make A Wish” (1995) and
“The Sins Of The Fathers, Chapter IV: Enter The Green Goblin” (1996).[3]

Death

Arliss died at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills, California, aged 79, from complications of a stroke. She is survived by a sister.[3]

Partial filmography

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