Katharine Sergava was an actress and dancer.
She was best known for portraying both Ellen and the dream-ballet version of Laurey, the heroine, in the premiere of Oklahoma!. She had also appeared in several films and TV shows.
In 2003 she was erroneously reported dead in the Daily Telegraph and New York Times.
She lived in retirement in Greenwich Village, New York City. She was a teacher of the Stanislavski's system at Herbert Berghof Studio in Bank Street Greenwich Village.
Katharine Sergava Sznycer died on Saturday, November 26, 2005 in New York City from natural causes in her apartment home, after an extended stay in a nursing facility. She was 95.