Linda Lavin (born October 15, 1937 in Portland, Maine) is an American singer and Tony Award and Golden Globe Award-winning stage, film and television actress. Born to musically-talented parents, Lavin has been onstage since the age of 5. Upon her graduation from the College of William and Mary she had already received her Actors' Equity Association card. She was a member of the Compass Players in the late 1950s. By the early 1960s Lavin made a name for herself in New York City on Broadway, and her role and fame continued to grow over the course of the next 40 years. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Linda Lavin.