20 Elaine Stritch Photos From The Fiery Star's Expansive 70 Year Career

After a long and legendary career on the Broadway stage and on television, 89-year-old actress Elaine Stritch died on Thursday morning. Stritch, who recently appeared on NBC's 30 Rock as the oppressive mother to Alec Baldwin's Jack Donaghy, had an impressive and expansive 70 year career.

Let's take a look back at her best photos over the years.

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1961

With fellow My Sister Eileen stars Shirley Bonne and Stubby Kaye.

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1973

In her dressing room at the Savoy Theatre in London.

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2001

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Giving a perfect, sassy side-eye.

2002

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Performing with Michael Feinstein.

2003

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Looking characteristically bubbly at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting event.

2004

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Ecstatic at the 2004 documentary premiere of Elaine Stritch At Liberty.

2004

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At the American Theatre Wing luncheon.

2005

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Rocking amazing, Miranda Priestly-esque shades at a New Line Cinemas event.

2006

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Walking the runway at Heart of Truth’s Red Dress Collection Fashion Show.

'30 Rock'

As Colleen Donaghy with onscreen son, Alec Baldwin.

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2008

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At the 80th Annual Academy Awards.

2009

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With Many Patinkin at the Princess Grace Awards.

2010

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Performing her cabaret act at the Carlyle Cafe in NYC.

2011

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Killing it at a Stella Adler Studio of Acting event.

2012

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Stritch in her signature pose at a Theatre Works USA event.

2013

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At the Tribeca Film Festival.

2014

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With fellow 30 Rock star, Jane Krakowski, at Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me premiere.