Once Upon a Mattress. Musical comedy. Book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer, Dean Fuller. Music by Mary Rodgers. Lyrics by Marshall Barer. Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay
, Arthur Beck, Carroll Huxley. Dance arrangements by Roger Adams. Musical Director: Harold Hastings
[credited as Hal Hastings]. Musical Staging by Joe Layton
1 Biographical Movie |
3 Print Biographies |
5 Interviews |
9 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
10 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[on never trying stand-up comedy] I can't tell a joke to save my soul. It's just not my thing, though I love to listen to jokes. I remember Ed Wynn, a famous comedian who started out in vaudeville, once said "Stand-up comedians say funny things. Sketch comedians say things funny." Isn't that a good distinction?
Tugs on her left ear during all on-camera appearances as a way of saying"Hello" to her grandmother. It was her grandmother who raised her and took her to the movies all the time.