JULIE HARRIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/07/1989 - HFSID 156977
Sale Price $324.00
She pens a short letter to a fan, wishing her, "a happy, healthy 1989."
Autograph Letter signed: "Cordially, Julie Harris", 2p, folded to 3½x5½. "Ft. Lauderdale, Jan. 7, '89". To "Dear Nina Kemp". Inside of folded stationery with color illustration, "Sweet Pea", from the Victorian Sketchbook of Ellen Stevens, on front. In full: "Thank you for your letter. I'm glad you enjoyed 'Driving Miss Daisy". I loved working with James Dean in 'East of Eden". He was a very exciting and gifted actor. I like working in theatre and in movies - enjoy them both. Best wishes to you for a happy, healthy 1989". Julie Harris (1925-2013) has six Tony Awards, the most ever won by a performer. She won for I Am a Camera (1952), The Lark (1956, as Joan of Arc), Forty Carats (1969), The Last of Mrs. Lincoln (1973) and as Emily Dickinson in the one-character play The Belle of Amherst (1977), plus a special Tony (2002) for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. She earned five other Tony nominations, and a Grammy for the recording of The Belle of Amherst. She toured for two seasons in the acclaimed stage version of Driving Miss Daisy. She earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her youthful role in The Member of the Wedding (1952), and performed memorably as James Dean's girlfriend in East of Eden (1956). She received nine Emmy nominations, winning the awards for televised plays Little Moon of Alban (1959) and Victoria Regina (1962) and as the voice over in Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (2000). TV viewers may remember her best for Knot's Landing (1981-1987). Lightly creased. Frayed at top edge. Otherwise, fine condition.
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