Kelly Bishop

Born Feb 28, 1944
  • Actor, Dancer
Net Worth
$4 Million
Carole "Kelly" Bishop is an American actress and dancer, best known for her roles as matriarch Emily Gilmore on the series Gilmore Girls, and as the mother of Jennifer Grey's character in the film Dirty Dancing. Bishop created the role of Sheila in A Chorus Line, for which she won a Tony Award for B...

Kelly Bishop Stats


: Carole Bishop, Carole "Kelly" Bishop


: Actor, Dancer


: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: February 28, 1944

Place of Birth

: Colorado Springs

Kelly Bishop Film Roles

  1. Dirty Dancing
    Marjorie Houseman
  2. Queens Logic
  3. Wonder Boys
    Amanda Leer
  4. Six Degrees of Separation
    Six Degrees of Separation
  5. Private Parts
    Ray Stern
  6. My X-Girlfriend's Wedding Reception
    Sylvia Wienstein
    My X-Girlfriend's Wedding Reception
  7. A Novel Romance
    Lily Sparks
  8. Friends with Kids
    Marcie Fryman
  9. An Unmarried Woman
  10. O'Hara's Wife
    Beth Douglas
    O'Hara's Wife

Kelly Bishop Film Appearances

  1. Every Little Step

Kelly Bishop TV Starring Roles

  1. Gilmore Girls
    Emily Gilmore
  2. The Thorns
  3. My Wildest Dreams
  4. Bunheads
    Fanny Flowers

Kelly Bishop TV Guest Roles

  1. Zebras
    Julia Zimmer
  2. Oldest Profession -- Latest Price
  3. Persona
    Homicide Detective
  4. Intolerance
    Marian Borland
  5. Baby
  6. Operation: Tango
  7. Can We Talk About the Gigantic Elephant in the Ambulance?
  8. Friend in Need
  9. Wake Up, Bill