Phoenicia, NY

a great little town

Goodnight, Sweet Pup!

Gidget Gormley- Phoenicia's celebrity canine actress 11/24/94-3/2/11

Canine actress, Gidget Gormley, passed away March 2, 2011 in the
Phoenicia, New York home she shared with her person, Mary and sister
Trew. Born November 24, 1994, Gidget showed an early
aptitude for performance and had a long career in film,
commercials and television.  Although Gidget was most
famous for her role as Samantha’s frisky dog in the Sex and
the City movies, she also appeared with Chloe Sevigny in “The
Last Days of Disco” and was the hero dog in the short film
“Go Jimmy, Go”.

On television, Gidget played Patti LaBelle’s dog on “The
Cosby Show”, guest starred in “Mad About You” and
together with Robert Smigel and his “Triumph, the Insult
Comic Dog”, had a re-occuring role on “Late Night with Conan
O’Brien”.
Gidget used her celebrity to raise money for non-profits
dedicated to helping other animals in need.  As a
melanoma survivor, she was a fundraiser for the “Tails of
Hope Foundation
” dedicated
to helping pets with cancer.  Locally, she was the face of “Friends
of Snuffy”
, an organization created in honor
of her brother, Snuffy, to help area people feed and care for their pets.

A frequent presence at all community events and the
dedicated companion to Mary and her family, she will be
truly missed by all not just in the entertainment world, but
in her hometown of Phoenicia as well.  More about Gidget’s
career and work can be found on her blog:
www.gidgetgormley.com

Gidget on the Today Show: http://on.today.com/gidgetontodayshow

More about Gidget and her charity work: http://nydn.us/dailynewsgidget

Pictures of Gidget: http://bit.ly/gidgetphotos

Gidget’s Reel on YouTube: http://bit.ly/youtubegidget

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1 Comment

  1. Rip sweet Gidget. Loe Leigh and Charlie Bear