78 (passed away Dec. 14th, 2002)
Apr. 24th, 1924
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
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- Was an opera singer before entering the world of musical comedy and movies.
- Was nominated for Broadway's 1963 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum."
- Classical and musical comedy character actress, a long time member of San Francisco's ACT, known for her Broadway work, particularly her roles in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (1961), which she transferred to film six years later, and "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (1962), which earned her a Tony-nomination. She typically played overbearing wives and shrewish-like roles.
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