'Dirty Dancing': This Is Kelly Bishop Today

Kelly Bishop and Jerry Orbach in Dirty Dancing

11. September 2019 - 08:42 Uhr / Laura Pérez

Kelly Bishop came to prominence after her appearance in the classic film Dirty Dancing. However, the actress has built an impressive career since the 1960's and she is still working on a variety of projects!

The American actress Kelly Bishop has been active in the film industry since the mid 1960's, however, she came to prominence after appearing in the 1987 film Dirty Dancingwhere she portrayed "Marjorie", the mother of Jennifer Grey's "Frances 'Baby' Houseman", after actually being cast in a much smaller part.

Kelly Bishop is also well known for portraying moms in a series of films which include the 1997 comedy Private Partsand the 2000 movie Blue MoonShe has also starred in different successful television shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Good Wife and MercyBut what is the star doing today?

Kelly Bishop attends the "Larry Kramer In Love And Anger" New York Premiere in 2015

Kelly Bishop - Where is the Dirty Dancing star now?

Originally from Colorado, the 75-year-old actress recently appeared in the 2014 film Saint Janet and played the role of "Emily Gilmore" in the 2016 television miniseries Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. Kelly Bishop was married to the late TV talk show host Lee Leonard who passed away in 2018. She currently resides in South Orange, New Jersey, and has been spotted on several red carpet events in the past years.

Kelly Bishop attends the premiere of Netflix's "Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life" in Los Angeles, California, 2016