Polly Holliday Profile
Polly Holliday is a retired American actress who has appeared on stage, television, and in film. She is well known for her portrayal of sassy waitress Florence Jean “Flo” Castleberry on the 1970s sitcom Alice. In addition, her character’s catchphrase of “Kiss my grits!” remains perhaps the most memorable line associated with the series Alice.
Polly Holliday Age
Holliday is 84 years old as of 2021. She was born on July 2, 1937, in Jasper, Alabama, the United States as Polly Dean Holliday. She celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of July every year.
Polly Holliday Height
Holliday stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Polly Holliday Family
Holliday’s father was known as Ernest Sullivan Holliday who was a truck driver while her mother was known as Velma Mabell Holliday. She has a brother who is known as Doyle and the two were brought up in Childersburg and Sylacauga
Polly Holliday Husband
Information about Holliday’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Holliday is engaged to someone or whether she is married. It is also not known if she has any children.
Polly Holliday Net Worth
Holliday has a net worth of $2 million which she has earned through her career as an actress.
Quick Facts About Polly Holliday
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Polly Holliday Alice
Alice is an American sitcom television series that aired on CBS from August 31, 1976, to March 19, 1985. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. Additionally, the show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start life over again, and finds a job working at a roadside diner in Phoenix, Arizona.
Holliday played the role of Florence Jean Castleberry for the first to the fourth season of the film. In addition, she left after having trouble getting along with her co-stars, which is why Holliday and Diane Ladd left the show.
Polly Holliday Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire is an American comedy-drama film which was directed by Chris Columbus in 1993. The film was written for the screen by Leslie Dixon and Randi Mayem Singer. In addition, the film is based on the 1987 novel Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine.
The film follows a recently divorced actor who dresses up as a female housekeeper to be able to interact with his children. The film addresses themes of divorce, separation, and the effect they have on a family. Additionally, Holliday plays the role Gloria Chaney who is Daniel’s nosy neighbor.
Polly Holliday Gremlins
Gremlins is an American Black and Horror comedy film that was directed by Joe Dante and written by Chris Columbus in 1984. The film draws on legends of folkloric mischievous creatures that cause malfunctions in the British Royal Air Force going back to World War II.
The film follows the life of a young man who receives a strange creature as a pet, which then spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, aggressive monsters that all wreak havoc on a whole town on Christmas Eve. In addition, the film was the center of large merchandising campaigns and opts for black comedy, balanced against a Christmas time setting.
In the film, she played the role Ruby Deagle and other cast members of the film include; Zach Galligan as Billy Peltzer, Phoebe Cates as Kate Beringer, Frances Lee McCain as Lynn Peltzer, Glynn Turman as Roy Hanson, Scott Brady as Frank Reilly, Jonathan Banks as Brent Frye, Jackie Joseph as Sheila Futterman, Harry Carey Jr. as Mr. Anderson, and John C. Becher as Dr. Molinar.
Polly Holliday Parent Trap
Parent Trap is an American romantic comedy film that was directed and co-written by Nancy Meyers and produced and co-written by Charles Shyer in 1998. The film is a remake of the 1961 film which was named the same and an adaptation of Erich Kästner’s 1949 German novel Lottie and Lisa.
The film star a divorced couple who separated shortly after their identical twin daughters’ birth. The twins Hallie Parker and Annie James are fortuitously reunited at summer camp after being separated at birth. In addition, the film is comparable to that of the 1936 film Three Smart Girls. Furthermore, Holliday plays the role Mrs Deagle in the film.
Polly Holliday Movies and TV Shows
- Pittsville – Ein Safe voll Blut
- All the President’s Men
- The One and Only
- Moon Over Parador
- Mrs. Doubtfire
- The Parent Trap
- Stick It
- The Heartbreak Kid
- Fair Game
- The Silence
- You Can’t Take It with You
- Missing Children: A Mother’s Story
- Lots of Luck
- A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story
- A Loss of Innocence
- It Must Be Love
Polly Holliday Death
Holliday is alive as of 2021.