Brenda Vaccaro Net Worth

Brenda Vaccaro Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Brenda Vaccaro net worth is
$4 Million

Brenda Vaccaro Wiki Biography

Brenda Buell Vaccaro was born on 18 November 1939, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is of Italian descent. Brenda is an actress, best known for appearing in numerous films, television shows, and stage productions throughout her career. She’s been active in the industry since 1961 and all of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Brenda Vaccaro? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $4 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. Some of her acting projects include “Midnight Cowboy”, “The Smurfs”, and The King of Queens”. She’s also won several awards and all of these achievements ensured the position of her wealth.

Brenda Vaccaro Net Worth $4 million

Brenda grew up in Dallas, Texas, with parents who were restaurateurs and founded Mario’s Restaurant in Dallas. She attended Thomas Jefferson High School, and after matriculating moved to New York City to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse under the guidance of Sanford Meisner. In 1961, she made her Broadway debut in the short-lived comedy “Everybody Loves Opal”, and won a Theatre World Award for her performance, starting her net worth.

This led Vaccaro to more stage opportunities which slowly increased her net worth. Some of her projects included “The Affair”, “How Now, Dow Jones”, “The Goodbye People”, and “Cactus Flower, and would be nominated for three Tony Awards during this period. In 1969, she appeared in the film “Midnight Cowboy” alongside Dustin Hoffman, and would be nominated for a Golden Globe Award. She continued taking more projects, and in 1975 was cast in the film adaptation of “Once Is Not Enough”, this time being nominated for an Academy Award, and winning a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. More film projects went her way, including “Supergirl”, “Zorro”, “Death Weekend” and “The Pride of Jesse Hallam”, adding steadily to her net worth.

Brenda has also had numerous television roles which helped build her net worth. She had the title role in the series “Sara” in 1976., and has appeared in numerous television movies, and the series “Paper Dolls” which was short lived. She has made guest appearances In “Murder, She Wrote”, “Touched by an Angel”, “Friends”, and “Nip/Tuck”, and won an Emmy Award for her work in “The Shape of Things”. She’s then ventured into voice work, becoming the voice of Bunny Bravo in the animated cartoon series “Johnny Bravo”, and did voice work on “The Critic” and made an appearance as part of “The Smurfs”, playing Scruple. One of her latest projects was in the short run in 2015 of the production “Nice Work if You Can Get It”, replacing the ill Valerie Harper in the role of Millicent Winter.

For her personal life, it is known that Vaccaro has been married four times, firstly in 1965 to Martin Fried and it lasted until 1970. Seven years later she married William Bishop, but that lasted just a year. In 1981, she married Charles Cannizzaro which also lasted for a year. Five years later she married Guy Hector and they have remained together since.

Full NameBrenda Vaccaro
Net Worth$4 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 18, 1939
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Height5' 5" (1.65 m)
EducationNeighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
SpouseGuy Hector (m. 1986), Charles Cannizzaro (m. 1981–1982), William Bishop (m. 1977–1978), Martin Fried (m. 1965–1970)
ParentsMario A. Vaccaro, Christine M. Vaccaro
AwardsGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance - Variety Or Music Program
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series, Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Li...
MoviesKubo and the Two Strings, Midnight Cowboy, You Don't Know Jack, Death Weekend, Capricorn One, Airport '77, Once Is Not Enough, The Mirror Has Two Faces, Boynton Beach Club, Zorro, The Gay Blade, Supergirl, Summertree, Heart of Midnight, The First Deadly Sin, Love Affair, Going Home, Fast Charlie... ...
TV ShowsJohnny Bravo, Paper Dolls, The Smurfs, Gypsy, Dear Detective, Sara, The Shape of Things
1Husky speaking voice
1She is of Italian descent.
2Had a four year live-in relationship with Michael Douglas whom she met on the set of Summertree (1971).
3Good friend of Stefanie Powers.
4Has been nominated for three Tony Awards: in 1966 as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Cactus Flower," in 1968 as Best Actress (Musical) for "How Now, Dow Jones," and in 1969 as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "The Goodbye People."
5Was named as "King of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1992.
6Studied acting at New York City's prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse under the legendary acting coach, Sanford Meisner.


Kubo and the Two Strings2016Kameyo (voice)
Just Let Go2015Nadine Williams
Johnny Bravo Goes to Bollywood2011TV MovieBunny Bravo (voice)
You Don't Know Jack2010TV MovieMargo Janus
Cartoon Network Racing2006Video GameBunny Bravo (voice)
Nip/Tuck2006TV SeriesBeatrice Madsen
The War at Home2006TV SeriesBarbara
Boynton Beach Club2005Marilyn
American Dad!2005TV SeriesStrip Club Manager
Johnny Bravo1997-2004TV SeriesBunny Bravo / Mama / Woman / ...
Just Desserts2004TV MovieLina
Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure2003VideoMrs. Hirsch (voice)
Just a Walk in the Park2002TV MovieSelma Williams
Becker2001TV SeriesBob's Mother / Mom
Spawn1997-1999TV SeriesAdditional Voices
The King of Queens1998TV SeriesAunt Sheila
When Husbands Cheat1998TV MovieSally
Ally McBeal1997TV SeriesKaren Horowitz
The Cartoon Cartoon Show1997TV SeriesBunny Bravo
The Mirror Has Two Faces1996Doris
Touched by an Angel1996TV SeriesAl
The Legend of Sarmoti: Siegfried & Roy1996TV Series voice
Captain Planet and the Planeteers1994-1995TV SeriesChi / Marge
Friends1995TV SeriesGloria Tribbiani
Following Her Heart1994TV MovieCecile
Love Affair1994Nora Stillman
The Critic1994TV SeriesArdeth
Goof Troop1992TV Series
Red Shoe Diaries1992TV MovieMartha
Civil Wars1992TV SeriesLaverne Briggs
Lethal Games1991Stella Hudson
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill1991TV Series
Darkwing Duck1991TV SeriesSlim
Flesh 'n' Blood1991TV SeriesLillian Brennan
The Golden Girls1990TV SeriesAngela
Murder, She Wrote1988-1990TV SeriesSheila Kowalski Finley / Didi Blair / Mimi Harcourt
Columbo1990TV SeriesJess McCurdy
Stolen: One Husband1990TV MovieLisa Jarrett
The Masque of the Red Death1989Elaina Hart
The Smurfs1986-1989TV SeriesScruple / Additional Voices
Ten Little Indians1989Marion Marshall
Heart of Midnight1988Betty
The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones1987TV MovieDidi (voice)
CBS Summer Playhouse1987TV SeriesMaxine
Deceptions1985TV MovieHelen Adams
Paper Dolls1984TV SeriesJulia Blake
St. Elsewhere1984TV SeriesRose Orso
The Love Boat1984TV SeriesEleanor Savage
A Long Way Home1981TV MovieLillian Jacobs
Zorro: The Gay Blade1981Florinda
The Star Maker1981TV MovieDolores Baker
The Pride of Jesse Hallam1981TV MovieMarion Galucci
The First Deadly Sin1980Monica Gilbert
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones1980TV MovieJane Briggs
Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider1979Grace Wolf
Dear Detective1979TV SeriesDet. Sgt. Kate Hudson
Capricorn One1977Kay Brubaker
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey1977TV ShortTilly (voice)
Airport '771977Eve Clayton
The House by the Lake1976Diane
Sara1976TV SeriesSara Yarnell
Good Heavens1976TV SeriesDoris
Once Is Not Enough1975Linda Riggs
McCoy1975TV SeriesBrenda
The Big Rip-Off1975TV MovieBrenda Brooks
The Streets of San Francisco1973-1974TV SeriesSydney Bruce / Officer Sherry Reese, SFPD
Lily1974TV MovieLily
Judgment: The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg1974TV Movie
Sunshine1973TV MovieCarol Gillman
Honor Thy Father1973TV MovieRosalie Bonnano
McCloud1972TV SeriesOfficer Margaret Sereno
Banacek1972TV SeriesSharon Clark
Marcus Welby, M.D.1972TV SeriesMarilyn Hoffman
What's a Nice Girl Like You...?1971TV MovieShirley Campbel
Going Home1971Jenny Benson
Travis Logan, D.A.1971TV MovieLucille Sand
The Name of the Game1970-1971TV SeriesGemma / Sandy Graham
The Psychiatrist1971TV Series
I Love My Wife1970Jody Burrows
The F.B.I.1969TV SeriesGeri Coates
Midnight Cowboy1969Shirley
Where It's At1969Molly
Coronet Blue1967TV SeriesJulie
Vacation Playhouse1966TV SeriesJenny Penny
The Doctors and the Nurses1965TV SeriesSheila
The Defenders1962-1965TV SeriesDebbie Briggs / Renee Shube / Shirley Thysen
The Reporter1964TV Series
The Fugitive1963TV SeriesJoanne Spencer
The Greatest Show on Earth1963TV SeriesFelicia
Naked City1961TV SeriesRosa Alloro
Light Wounds2017pre-productionMarlene
Gypsy2017TV Series pre-productionClaire Rogers
The Clapper2017post-productionIda Krumble


The Portland Empire2012Short special thanks


Greenwich Village: A World Apart2015Documentary shortHerself
Home & Family2015TV SeriesHerself
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a
The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Award Show Program Special... Live!... in Stereo2002TV SpecialBunny Bravo (voice)
Planet Storm2001TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Intimate Portrait1999TV Series documentaryHerself
The Directors1999TV Series documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Daily Show1996TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen1996TV Series documentaryQuote Reader
'Midnight Cowboy' Revisited1994Video documentary shortHerself - Interviewee
Vicki!1993TV SeriesHerself - Guest
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 39th Annual New Dramatists Benefit1992TV MovieHerself - Presenter
The Marsha Warfield Show1990TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The New Hollywood Squares1986-1987TV SeriesHerself - Panelist / Herself - Center Square
Super Password1986TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHerself
Supergirl: The Making of the Movie1984TV Movie documentaryHerself / Bianca
Battle of the Network Stars XVII1984TV SpecialHerself - ABC Team
Fame1983TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight1982TV SeriesHerself
Hour Magazine1980TV SeriesHerself
The 37th Annual Golden Globe Awards1980TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Mike Douglas Show1971-1978TV SeriesHerself - Actress / Herself - Guest
The Paul Lynde Comedy Hour1978TV MovieHerself
ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration1978TV SpecialHerself
Science Fiction Film Awards1978TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1971-1977TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes1977TV SpecialHerself
That Was the Year That Was - 19761976TV MovieHerself - Host
Dinah!1975-1976TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 48th Annual Academy Awards1976TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The 2nd Annual People's Choice Awards1976TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Favourite Female Television Performer
The 47th Annual Academy Awards1975TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Best Animated Short Film & Best Live Action Short Film
The 1st Annual People's Choice Awards1975TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Introducing Sammy Davis Jr. to Stage
The 26th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1974TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Supporting Actress in Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music
The Shape of Things1973TV Special
The Helen Reddy Show1973TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Celebrity Bowling1972-1973TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Squares1972TV SeriesHerself
The Movie Game1971TV SeriesHerself
The David Frost Show1969-1971TV SeriesHerself - Guest
You're Putting Me On1969TV SeriesHerself
The Joan Rivers Show1969TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Personality1969TV SeriesHerself
The Match Game1969TV SeriesHerself - Team Captain
The 23rd Annual Tony Awards1969TV SpecialHerself
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards1968TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

After Midnight: Reflecting on a Classic 35 Years Later2006Video shortShirley (uncredited)
... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Critic1995TV SeriesArdeth
TV's Funniest Game Show Moments1984TV SpecialHerself

Won Awards

2010Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionYou Don't Know Jack (2010)
2001Outstanding Achievement AwardLos Angeles Italian Film AwardsActingFor Italian-American achievement.
1981Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Supporting ActressZorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
1981Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst On-Screen CoupleZorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
1976Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Supporting Actress - Motion PictureOnce Is Not Enough (1975)
1976Medalla Sitges en Plata de LeySitges - Catalonian International Film FestivalBest ActressDeath Weekend (1976)
1974Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Supporting Actress in Comedy-Variety, Variety or MusicThe Shape of Things (1973)

Nominated Awards

2010Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or MovieYou Don't Know Jack (2010)
2010OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesYou Don't Know Jack (2010)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Golden Girls (1985)
1979Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActressCapricorn One (1977)
1976OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RoleOnce Is Not Enough (1975)
1976Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesSara (1976)
1970Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Supporting ActressMidnight Cowboy (1969)
1970Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USAMost Promising Newcomer - FemaleWhere It's At (1969)

3rd Place Awards

1970Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsFemale Supporting PerformanceMidnight Cowboy (1969)

Known for movies

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