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Sally Kellerman: I Finally Had To Give In With 'Read My Lips'

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She will forever be knows as "Hot Lips" from M.A.S.H. and Sally Kellerman is okay with that. The actress talks about her life and career in her new book "Read My Lips".

Kellerman talked to Steve and Maria about being nominated for that movie and why she decided to walk away from acting right after that. She also explains how she palled around with a fellow acting class student named Jack Nicholson and how "The Godfather" made her an offer she DID refuse.

Sally also shared her passion for music and sheared how she was recently told her music is "retro" and her record from the 70's has been reissued.

Fun Facts about Sally:

  • Best known for playing Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in the film "Mash" in 1970
  • Was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Support Role for "M.A.S.H."
  • Had a recording contract with Verve Records at the age of 18
  • Released her first album in 2009 titled "Sally" – a blues and jazz album
  • Studied acting at the Actors Studio West with Jack Nicholson
  • Made her film debut in "Reform School Girl"
  • Starred in movies like "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," "A Little Romance," "Back To School"
  • Appeared on various shows, including the CW's "90210," "The Hawaii Five O," "Twelve O'Clock High"
  • Author of the book "Sally Kellerman: Read My Lips"

(Source: Wikipedia, IMDB)

Follow Sally Kellerman on Twitter: @sally_kellerman

 

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