- Ann T. Keene
Dennis, Sandy (27 Apr. 1937–2 Mar. 1992), actress, was born Sandra Dale Dennis in Hastings, Nebraska, to Jack Dennis, a salesman and postal clerk, and Yvonne Hudson Dennis, a secretary. She grew up in Lincoln, where she attended public schools and developed a lifelong love of literature, including poetry. She also enjoyed watching plays on television, at a time when that medium was a showcase for outstanding drama. One in particular, Horton Foote’s ...