Rita Gam was an American film and television actress and documentary filmmaker. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and won the Silver Bear for Best Actress.Background Gam was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Belle , who was born in Romania, and Milton A. MacKay, who was born in Alsace-Lorraine, to parents from Romania. Her father died in New York in 1931 and was buried in a Jewish cemetery on Staten Island, and her mother subsequently remarried, and Rita took the surname of her stepfather, Benjamin J. Gam, who was a Russian Jewish immigrant.Source: Wikipedia
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