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Polly Holliday is a Actor American born on 2 july 1937 at Jasper (USA)

Polly Holliday

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Birth name Polly Dean Holliday
Nationality USA
Birth 2 july 1937 (82 years) at Jasper (USA)

Polly Dean Holliday (born July 2, 1937) is an American actress. She has appeared on stage, television and in film. She is best known for her portrayal of sassy waitress "Flo" on the 1970s sitcom Alice, and her starring role in its short-lived spinoff, Flo.

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Gremlins (1984)

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Filmography of Polly Holliday (15 films)

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The Heartbreak Kid, 1h56
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Malin Åkerman, Jerry Stiller, Kirsten Dunst, Rob Corddry
Roles Beryl
Rating57% 2.898962.898962.898962.898962.89896
Eddie (Ben Stiller), the owner of a sports shop, is single and indecisive about starting a relationship. While walking down the street he witnesses a purse snatcher victimizing Lila (Malin Åkerman). After failing to retrieve the purse, they exchange pleasantries and eventually date. They quickly become serious, as they seem perfect for each other. Their relationship becomes threatened, however, when Lila is offered a job in Holland. When Eddie probes further, it is revealed that it is company policy not to relocate married employees. Pushed by the urging of his father (Jerry Stiller) and best friend (Rob Corddry), Eddie proposes to Lila and they get married.
Stick It
Stick It (2006)
, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, Gymnastique
Actors Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, Vanessa Lengies, Kellan Lutz, John Patrick Amedori, Nikki SooHoo
Roles Judge Westreich
Rating64% 3.20183.20183.20183.20183.2018
Haley Graham (Missy Peregrym) is a rebellious 17-year-old who has a run-in with the law when she and two friends skateboard through a residential construction site. Haley is arrested and is forced by a judge to return to the regimented world of competitive gymnastics. Haley was once considered one of the most talented gymnasts in the US. One year earlier, she made it to the World Championships, but she walked out of competition in the middle of the finals, costing the American team the gold medal and leaving many people hurt and crushed, making her one of the most hated people in gymnastics.
The Parent Trap, 2h8
Directed by Nancy Meyers
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about families, Transport films, Road movies, Children's films, Jumeaux ou jumelles, Films about marriage
Actors Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson, Elaine Hendrix, Lisa Ann Walter, Polly Holliday
Roles Marva Kulp, Sr.
Rating65% 3.254573.254573.254573.254573.25457
In 1986, Nick Parker (Dennis Quaid) and Elizabeth James (Natasha Richardson) meet and get married during an ocean cruise on the RMS Queen Elizabeth II. After the birth of their twin daughters, Annie and Hallie (Lindsay Lohan), Nick and Elizabeth divorce and lose contact, each parent raising one of the twins without telling her about her sister. Nick raises Hallie in Napa Valley and becomes a wealthy wine grower, while Elizabeth raises Annie in London and becomes a famous and wealthy wedding gown designer.
Mr. Wrong
Mr. Wrong (1996)
, 1h36
Directed by Nick Castle
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Pullman, Joan Cusack, Dean Stockwell, Hope Davis, Joan Plowright
Roles M Alston
Rating39% 1.954511.954511.954511.954511.95451
The film begins with Martha Alston (DeGeneres) in a wedding gown incarcerated in a Mexican prison. The investigators call her Mrs. Crawford and listen to her explain why she committed murder on her wedding day.
Mrs. Doubtfire, 2h5
Directed by Chris Columbus, Chuck Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Musical films, Children's films, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Robin Williams, Sally Field, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson, Pierce Brosnan
Roles Gloria Chaney
Rating70% 3.501573.501573.501573.501573.50157
Daniel Hillard is a voice actor living in San Francisco, California. Daniel is doing voices for a cat and bird cartoon, and has objections to the bird smoking a cigarette. He says it teaches kids that it's cool to smoke and he will not do it. The producers tell him to either follow the script or lose his job. Daniel chooses to quit, and walks out.
Moon Over Parador, 1h43
Directed by Paul Mazursky
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Monde imaginaire, Politique, Films about television, Transport films, Political films, Films about Latin American military dictatorships
Actors Richard Dreyfuss, Raúl Juliá, Sônia Braga, Jonathan Winters, Fernando Rey, Regina Casé
Roles Midge
Rating60% 3.00043.00043.00043.00043.0004
The film follows the exploits of film actor Jack Noah (Dreyfuss), who is filming in the small, fictional South American country of Parador when Paradorian President Alfonse Simms suddenly dies of a heart attack. Not wanting to lose his position in power, the president's right-hand man, Roberto Strausmann (Juliá) forces Jack to take the 'role of a lifetime' - that of the dead president, as the two men look so much alike. Jack accepts, eventually winning over the people and even the dead president's mistress, Madonna (Braga). However, when paradise proves to be too boring, Jack needs to find a way to get out while keeping Roberto out of the loop.
Lots of Luck, 1h28
Directed by Peter Baldwin
Origin USA
Themes Children's films
Actors Martin Mull, Annette Funicello, Fred Willard, Polly Holliday, Mia Dillon, Tracey Gold
Roles Lucille
Rating64% 3.2311153.2311153.2311153.2311153.231115
The film focuses on a blue-collar family who wins the lottery. Their lives are changed forever, sometimes for the good, sometimes for the bad.
Gremlins (1984)
, 1h45
Directed by Joe Dante
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Monde imaginaire, Christmas films, Comedy horror films
Actors Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, Polly Holliday, Frances Lee McCain, Corey Feldman
Roles Ruby Deagle
Rating72% 3.6479153.6479153.6479153.6479153.647915
Randall “Rand” Peltzer, a struggling inventor, visits a Chinatown antique store in the hope to find a Christmas present for his son Billy. In the store, Randall encounters a small, furry creature called a Mogwai. The owner Mr. Wing refuses to sell the creature to Rand, so his grandson secretly sells the Mogwai to Rand but tells him to remember three important rules that must never be broken – do not expose the Mogwai to bright lights or sunlight which will kill it, do not let it get wet, and never feed it after midnight.
The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story
Directed by Delbert Mann
Genres Drama
Themes Christmas films
Actors Lee Remick, Angela Lansbury, Polly Holliday, Michael Pearlman, Michael Higgins
Roles Aunt Minerva 'Min'
Rating72% 3.6289253.6289253.6289253.6289253.628925
With her world in turmoil, Janet (Lee Remick) feels she is losing so much that’s important… her beloved mother (Angela Lansbury), the family business, maybe even her husband. Janet dreams of simpler times, of Christmas in the idyllic Vermont of her younger days, and of taking her children back to the family home where her parents and spinster aunt (Polly Holliday) would be waiting for them. And they are, in all the warmth of the holiday. But only when even more seems lost, as one her children is in jeopardy, does Janet search for that ‘secret place’ where we all may find what really matters, at Christmas and always.
The One and Only, 1h37
Directed by Carl Reiner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Films about television
Actors Henry Winkler, Kim Darby, Gene Saks, William Daniels, Harold Gould, Hervé Villechaize
Roles Mrs. Crawford
Rating58% 2.905182.905182.905182.905182.90518
At a midwestern college, student Mary Crawford has the combined good and bad fortune to meet Andy Schmidt, a remarkably conceited young man who is convinced that he is tremendously talented and has every intention of becoming a star. Andy is so obnoxious, he wants Mary to marry him fast before he becomes too famous to give her a second look. She can't resist him, try as she might. Mary takes her new boyfriend home to Columbus, Ohio, to meet her strait-laced parents. Andy proceeds to annoy them in every possible way, hugging them, calling them "Tom and Mom," interrupting dinner to do a series of impressions, thoroughly ruining the visit.
All the President's Men, 2h18
Directed by Alan J. Pakula
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Politique, Political films
Actors Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Robards, Jack Warden, Hal Holbrook, Jane Alexander
Roles Dardis' secretary
Rating79% 3.9988853.9988853.9988853.9988853.998885
In June 1972, a security guard (Frank Wills, playing himself) at the Watergate complex finds a door kept unlocked with tape. He calls the police, who find and arrest five burglars in the Democratic National Committee headquarters within the complex. The next morning, The Washington Post assigns new reporter Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) to the local courthouse to cover the story, which is thought to be of minor importance.
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings, 1h31
Directed by John G. Avildsen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Musical films, Road movies, Children's films, Chase films
Actors Burt Reynolds, Conny Van Dyke, Ned Beatty, Jerry Reed (Hubbard), Art Carney, Brad Dourif
Roles Mrs. Cozzens
Rating59% 2.9527652.9527652.9527652.9527652.952765
In 1957, W.W. Bright (Burt Reynolds) is an easygoing crook who robs gas stations. He meets the Dixie Dancekings, a country music band, while fleeing from a policeman. Dixie (Conny Van Dyke), their singer, gives him an alibi. He claims to be in the music business, and ends up promoting the group. Wayne (Jerry Reed), the band's leader, does not trust him, but the others all have faith in him.
Distance (1975)
, 1h33
Genres Drama
Actors Paul Benjamin, James Woods, Bibi Besch, Polly Holliday
Roles Mrs. Herman
Rating58% 2.9138352.9138352.9138352.9138352.913835
Pittsville - Ein Safe voll Blut
Directed by Krzysztof Zanussi
Origin German
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Horst Buchholz, Ann Wedgeworth, Louise Caire Clark, Polly Holliday, Aleksander Bardini
Roles Miss Pearson
Rating61% 3.0797853.0797853.0797853.0797853.079785
Aux États-Unis, Mark Kalvin, directeur d'une agence bancaire provinciale, s'enfuit avec sa petite amie et complice après avoir dévalisé la chambre forte. Leur cavale vers le bonheur devient un mauvais rêve après qu'un homme ait été abattu.