Maria Karnilova (August 3, 1920 – April 20, 2001) was an American dancer and actress. She was briefly known professionally as Maria Karniloff. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut to Filip (Philip) and Stefanida Dovgolenko (or Dowholonok), emigrants from Tsarist Russia. The family later moved to Brooklyn, New York. She adopted a variation of her mother's maiden name as her professional name and made her Broadway debut in 1946 in Call Me Mister. She won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the original 1964 production of Fiddler on the Roof starring Zero Mostel and was nominated as Best Actress in a Musical for Zorba (1968).

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  • È stata attiva soprattutto come attrice teatrale a New York e tra le sue numerose apparizioni si ricordano: L'opera del mendicante (1957), Gypsy: A Musical Fable (1959) e Gigi (1973). La sua performance più famosa è quella nel ruolo di Golde nel musical Il violinista sul tetto, per cui vinse il Tony Award alla miglior attrice non protagonista in un musical nel 1963. (it)
  • Maria Karnilova (August 3, 1920 – April 20, 2001) was an American dancer and actress. She was briefly known professionally as Maria Karniloff. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut to Filip (Philip) and Stefanida Dovgolenko (or Dowholonok), emigrants from Tsarist Russia. The family later moved to Brooklyn, New York. She adopted a variation of her mother's maiden name as her professional name and made her Broadway debut in 1946 in Call Me Mister. She won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the original 1964 production of Fiddler on the Roof starring Zero Mostel and was nominated as Best Actress in a Musical for Zorba (1968). Other Broadway credits include Miss Liberty (1949), Two's Company (1952), Jerome Robbins' Ballet: U.S.A. (1958), Gypsy (as the original "Tessie Tura"; 1959), Bravo Giovanni (1962), Gigi (1973), God's Favorite (1974), Bring Back Birdie (1981), and the 1981 revival of Fiddler. Her film credits include The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) and Married to the Mob (1988). (en)
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  • È stata attiva soprattutto come attrice teatrale a New York e tra le sue numerose apparizioni si ricordano: L'opera del mendicante (1957), Gypsy: A Musical Fable (1959) e Gigi (1973). La sua performance più famosa è quella nel ruolo di Golde nel musical Il violinista sul tetto, per cui vinse il Tony Award alla miglior attrice non protagonista in un musical nel 1963. (it)
  • Maria Karnilova (August 3, 1920 – April 20, 2001) was an American dancer and actress. She was briefly known professionally as Maria Karniloff. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut to Filip (Philip) and Stefanida Dovgolenko (or Dowholonok), emigrants from Tsarist Russia. The family later moved to Brooklyn, New York. She adopted a variation of her mother's maiden name as her professional name and made her Broadway debut in 1946 in Call Me Mister. She won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the original 1964 production of Fiddler on the Roof starring Zero Mostel and was nominated as Best Actress in a Musical for Zorba (1968). (en)
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