Sally Struthers is an American actress who is well known for playing the role of Gloria Stivic in the sitcom All in the Family. Sally has also given a voice for the characters Charlene Sinclair in Dinosaurs and Rebecca Cunningham in TaleSpin. Sally is also a social activist who advocates for impoverished children in countries like Africa. Continue reading to know more about the life, career, and net worth of Sally Struthers in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Sally Anne Struthers was born in Portland, Oregon, the United States on July 28, 1947, to Margaret Caroline and Robert Alden Struthers. Her father was a surgeon who left the family when Sally was nine years old. She has a sister named Sue. Sally attended the Grant High School in Portland.
On December 18, 1977, Sally Struthers married famous psychiatrist William C. Rader. The couple had a daughter named Samantha and divorced in January 1993.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In 1970, Sally got the opportunity to act in the film Five Easy Pieces opposite Jack Nicholson which got her a notable recognition. She got her breakthrough via the 1970s sitcom All in the Family in which she played Gloria Stivic. Though the series opened to mixed reviews at the beginnings, it became a huge hit amassing 10 million viewers at the time.
She reprised the role of Gloria Stivic in the short-lived spin-off Archie Bunker’s Place from 1982-83. She occasionally appeared as a panelist on the show Match Game and also appeared a guest on the game show Win, Lose or Draw.
She appeared in 52 episodes of the series 9 to 5 from 1986 to 1988 and voiced for the character Rebecca Cunningham in the TV series TaleSpin. She also voiced for Charlene Sinclair in 65 episodes of the series Dinosaurs and in 2002 she appeared in 6 episodes of the medical drama General Hospital.
Sally appeared as herself on the TV series Celebrity Ghost Stories in 2011 and has played small roles in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and Maron in 2016. Her latest film appearances were in the 2017 films The Relationtrip and You & Me.
In 1971, Sally won her first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting actress along with Valerie Harper for her performance in All in the Family. In 1979, she once again won a Primetime Emmy Award for supporting actress for the same series, and in 2010 she won the Featured Actress in a Musical at the Ovation Awards for her performance in the play Cinderella.
Net Worth & Earnings
The two Emmy Award-winning actress has been in the industry for over four decades and has performed in several films, television shows and theatres which have earned her a huge fortune. Her net worth is $10 million, and the main source of her income is her career as an actress.
Sally is into her 70s right now but continues to perform with the same energy and enthusiasm she had while she started her career which is why she is still active in the industry.